Today’s administrators must develop the expertise to move institutions forward, while ensuring that institutional values and educational quality are preserved. The Master's in Higher Education Administration program will equip administrators with tools to help their institutions succeed in this rapidly evolving environment. The overall goal of this program is to produce professionals who advance the core mission of higher education, while enjoying a fulfilling and rewarding profession.
Upon successfully completing the Master's in Higher Education Administration, you will be able to:
Develop an in-depth understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key functional areas within colleges and universities, including student affairs and administration roles
Evaluate distinguishing features of the U.S. higher education system, including comparing various institutional types
Explain the interplay between the educational functions of higher education, including program and curriculum development, instructional practices, learning assessment, and student affairs; and the business operations of the institution
Develop an ethical framework with which to evaluate policies and solve problems faced in higher education institutions
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Guidance Related to COVID-19
Updated Monday, February 1st, 2021 at 11:19 AM EST
Georgetown University remains open and dedicated to excellence in providing key services to our community. All in-person courses continue through distance instruction. All staff and faculty who normally work at the 640 Massachusetts Ave NW campus are teleworking and are available virtually.