The Higher Education Administration Program, which offers a Master of Science in Education with concentrations in Enrollment Management, Student Life and Development, or Institutional Research and Policy Analysis, is designed to produce skilled and versatile higher education administrators who understand all aspects of their professional environment.
Our graduates enter a variety of roles in college and university administration with the ability to consider today’s challenges from a broad-based, highly informed perspective.
Also offered is a Certificate Program for working professionals who already have Master’s degrees and seek career-furthering credentials and skills.
Student Life and Development Concentration
The Student Life and Development concentration (36 credit hours) provides knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate undergraduate students’ transition, adjustment and involvement in college, in ways that enhance their academic achievement and lead to persistence and graduation.
|EPS 740||Administration of Student Affairs||3|
|EPS 744||Student Diversity in American Higher Education||3|
|EPS 745||Organization of Higher Education II: Governance, Leadership and Finance||3|
|Higher Education Foundations|
|EPS 737||Organization and Administration of Higher Education I||3|
|EPS 742||Higher Education in the United States: From Harvard to Present||3|
|EPS 748||Enrollment Management: Theory and Practice||3|
|EPS 751||Seminar in Higher Education Administration: Contemporary Issues||3|
|Counseling and Advising|
|EPS 676||Counseling Process and Practice||3|
|EPS XXX||Group Dynamics and Communication Skills||3|
|EPS 741||Basic skills in Counseling and Interviewing||3|
|EPS 624||Essentials of Research in Social and Behavioral Sciences||3|
|EPS 625||Program Evaluation||3|
|EPS 700||Quantitative Methods I||3|
|EPS 714||Qualitative Methods I||3|
|EPS 717||Survey Research Methods||3|
|Select one of the following for a total of 3 credit hours or as otherwise advised:||3|
|The Community College|
|Organization of Higher Education II: Governance, Leadership and Finance|
|Critical Issues in Student Affairs|
|Advanced Seminar in Enrollment Management|
|EPS 754||Practicum: Administration of Higher Education||1-6|
|Total Credit Hours||49-54|