MS in Higher Education
Designed for a wide range of careers in higher education institutions, from faculty and staff positions to key administrative jobs, Walden’s MS in Higher Education focuses on promoting both organizational and student success. Gain an understanding of higher education’s business, governance, and organizational cultures. Explore best practices for creating student-focused learning environments. Choose from a range of specializations designed to meet your individual needs and interests.
Become a leader and an authority in higher education with Walden’s M.S. in Higher Education General Program. This program gives you the opportunity to explore management theories and practices that can empower you to pursue advanced career roles and make a positive impact in the field.
Specializations (in addition to the General Program)
• College Teaching and Learning
Learn how to deliver an effective collegiate learning experience. Explore the intricacies of planning, designing, and delivering instruction at the college level as well as the various challenges associated with web-based learning.
• Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing
Study the complexities of recruiting and retaining postsecondary students. Explore the processes of enrollment management and financial aid, and gain techniques for helping students attain their higher education objectives.
• Global Higher Education
Acquire a global perspective of the higher education field. This program explores how international education programs are planned and managed as well as techniques for attracting and retaining international students.
• Leadership for Student Success
Master strategies for attracting, engaging, and retaining students in today’s diverse higher education environment. Learn how to design and evaluate programs that support academic achievement and set the stage for a successful future.
• Online and Distance Learning
Acquire a deeper understanding of the fast-growing area of distance learning. Study how effective online programs are developed and evaluated while exploring cutting-edge technologies for student learning.