Higher Education Leadership Concentration
With the ongoing advancement and implementation of educational initiatives, the field of higher education is rapidly changing. The industry is transitioning to a performance-based work culture in which educators and school administrators are encouraged to adopt entrepreneurial behavior and manage universities as a business. If you seek the knowledge and ability to positively influence higher education development, our Master's Degree in Education with a Higher Education Leadership Concentration can help you make an impact. You'll learn how to analyze classroom and school-wide educational needs, and evaluate major issues, proposals and reforms from professors who have experience in the field of higher learning.
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.
Higher Education Leadership
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Financial Management in Higher Education
Faculty Development in Higher Education
Issues in Higher Education
This course examines theories of higher education leadership through contemporary cases grounded in history and practice and framed in approaches to "theories for action."
This course introduces the student affairs profession, from its historical and philosophical foundation, to practical aspects of organization and administration of services and programs supporting post-secondary students.
This course introduces cash flow management and fiscal responsibility in post-secondary settings. Financial planning for long-term (capital), short-term (operational) and self-supporting (auxiliary) resource allocations are emphasized.
This course examines critical aspects of career-long faculty development in higher education. Topics include design and process of establishing sustainable faculty development programs across institutional types.
This course introduces major themes and issues in higher education, with current practices and challenges considered from their historical and social origins.