Online Master's in Higher Education Administration

Mission & Learning Goals

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:

  • Creative and Critical Thinking: Apply creative and analytical skills in formulating evidence- based recommendations and solutions to higher education administrative challenges.
  • Global Competence: Apply knowledge of higher education systems, policies, and practices and work effectively with diverse actors in the United States and across global contexts.
  • Ethical Reasoning and Values: Develop an ethical framework to guide decision-making that advances social justice in higher education.
  • Applied Problem Solving: Integrate higher education theory and research with administrative practices and processes to develop and execute solutions to complex problems.
  • Information Literacy: Analyze and interpret data and trends for assessment, planning, and decision making in higher education.
  • Technological Competency: Creatively use relevant technological tools to address challenges and opportunities within higher education.
  • Communication: Synthesize the needs and perspectives of diverse stakeholders to communicate complex ideas and solutions across internal and external audiences.