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Higher Education M.Ed.


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The Master’s of Education in Higher Education is designed to prepare graduates to serve in administrative capacities within the university, community college, and for-profit settings, with an emphasis on student affairs, intercollegiate athletics, and higher education organization. The degree requires at least 37 semester credit hours. All courses in the program must be at the graduate level (numbered in the 600 series or above). A 3.00 GPA must be maintained in all courses that are part of the degree program. The Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education is a non-thesis program, which requires the successful completion of a capstone project taken during the final semester.

Admission Requirements

 

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  2. A completed application and official copies of all college transcripts
  3. Two letters of professional recommendation
  4. Submission of an official copy of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), or the LSAT.
  5. A minimum GPA of 2.75 for all undergraduate work or a 3.00 for the last two years of undergraduate work
  6. Evidence of a minimum of two years satisfactory teaching or administrative experience (or equivalent) preferable but not required
  7. Statement of Interest
  8. Indication of interest in a graduate assistantship, when applicable

 

Degree Requirements


The M.Ed in Higher Education Leadership is a 37-credit, non-thesis program. It consists of a six course core curriculum, five elective courses, a three credit internship, and a one credit capstone experience. The capstone enables the candidate to synthesize her/his learning and apply the theory to practice.

Course Requirements

Higher Education Core (12 credits)

 
 
 
 

Research Core (6 credits)

 
Choose one from the following research courses:
 
  , OR
 

Internship and Capstone Course (4 Credits)

 
 

Electives (15 Credits)
Electives can come from but are not limited to, the three following emphasis areas.
1. Student Affairs Emphasis

 
 
 

2. Intercollegiate Athletics Emphasis
• EDH 603 Introduction to Intercollegiate Athletics
• EDH 606 NCAA Policies & Issues
• EDH 611 Marketing & Development in Intercollegiate Athletics

3. Higher Education Organizational Emphasis

 
 
 
 

 

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