Masters Programs in Higher Education

Compare 36 Masters Programs in Higher Education

Higher Education

A masters degree in higher education is a post graduate degree program that is designed to offer individuals a general understanding of higher education. The program allows the individuals enrolled in the program the flexibility of probing deeply into their areas of interest within the wider higher education field. The program provides the students with the skills that should enable them to critically assess the change processes that happen at all levels of higher education.

Taking the masters degree in higher education takes a disciplinary perspective. Different disciplinary theories and concepts are taught to the students; discussions and analysis of change processes form the main coursework of the program. The change processes may originate either from the outside or the inside of traditional institutions or the national frames.

Graduates of the program can take advantage of career opportunities in a number of fields in the education sector at such places as: colleges and universities. Some of the common issues the graduates get to deal with in these institutions include: student activities, academic advisory, multicultural affairs, new student orientation, career services and student success.

The masters degree in higher education takes a specialized approach in imparting the skills graduates in the program need before they can join the real world. The candidates also have an opportunity to specialize in a field that is in line with their own intellectual interests and career goals.

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MEd, Teaching and Learning

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2017 USA Chicago

This course will help you – as a current teacher or educator – to expand your understanding of a range of educational theories, including areas such as curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. MEd, Teaching and Learning This course will help you – as a current teacher or educator – to expand your understanding of a range of educational theories, including areas such as curriculum, instruction, and assessment. In addition to learning more about these key areas, you will also discover more about teaching strategies for modern development in the field, such as technology, diversity, and complex assessment environments. After graduating from this course, you will have a thorough grounding in sophisticated lesson and curriculum design, how to teach students with a variety of abilities and needs, and how technology can assist in teaching and learning. Typical career paths for graduates include: Dean/academic director Director, learning and development Professor/lecturer Education consultant Training director Teaching and learning development manager Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 72 (internet-based)* or IELTS: minimum 5.5 plus CUC Pathway Program* or TOEFL: minimum 60 (internet-based) plus CUC Pathway Program** or equivalent. *For further clarification, please contact your dedicated educational consultant. **Upon successful completion of the CUC Pathway Program, students are fully admitted to their academic program. [-]

Master in Higher Education and Student Affairs

University of San Francisco - School of Education
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 USA San Francisco San Jose Sacramento Santa Rosa + 3 more

The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) combines a rigorous academic curriculum which includes practicum experiences in various areas of student life, arranged in collaboration with the USF Division of Student Life. [+]

Prepare for a professional career in student affairs and leadership in higher education. The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) combines a rigorous academic curriculum which includes practicum experiences in various areas of student life, arranged in collaboration with the USF Division of Student Life. Program Schedule Consistent with the School of Education's commitment to serve working adults, the program follows a schedule of alternate weekend classes that convene nine times a semester. Classes are typically held Thursday evenings, Friday evenings and all day Saturday. Program Cornerstones: An integrated approach to issues of equity and access in higher education. A commitment to social justice emphasized throughout coursework and co-curricular experiences. A practicum component, which places students in diverse learning environments within student affairs and promotes the development of concrete practical skills and reflective learning. An optional paid internship opportunity, which can provide a compensation package offered by the USF Division of Student Life. “The social justice education component is something that I value most about the HESA program. It adds meaning and purpose to the work I'm pursuing and allows me to see the bigger picture. Joining a program that would afford me the opportunity to merge theory and practice was essential to my decision to attend USF.” - Amiya Powell-Hodge, Higher Education & Student Affairs Alumna The HESA Program at USF seeks individuals who demonstrate an explicit commitment to social justice in higher education and student affairs. As such, we undergo a holistic admissions process... [-]

Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education

Hibernia College
Online & Campus Combined April 2017 Ireland Dublin

Hibernia College Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education was established to encourage a broader range of people to consider teaching as a profession by providing a more flexible route to becoming a fully qualified post primary school teacher. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. Hibernia College Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education was established to encourage a broader range of people to consider teaching as a profession by providing a more flexible route to becoming a fully qualified post primary school teacher. Due to the structure of the programme and the funding eligibility criteria we can only accept applications from Ireland. Blended online professional master of education The programme, which blends online content, virtual learning environments and face-to-face delivery, is designed to develop professionals and experts who are positioned to be leaders in the field of post-primary education. The programme is ideal for anyone who does not have easy access to one of the traditional education providers or who doesn’t have time to spend commuting to and from lectures daily. Online study with Hibernia Hibernia College has a proven track record in delivering a dynamic online study experience that offer learners maximum support. Our online model is successful because it is dedicated to helping professionals meet their current work challenges and by continually building on the interactions of students and faculty. We provide you with a personal academic advisor, who will guide you through the programme to ensure your success. Accredited Post Primary Masters The programme results in a HETAC Level 9 award. Professional Master of Education in Post Primary Education - Subjects The Professional Master of Education in Post Primary Education is accredited for the following 15 teaching subjects: Gaeilge, English, Modern Languages, History, Geography, CSPE, Mathematics,... [-]

Master's Degree In Teacher Training For Compulsory Secondary Education, High School, Vocational Training And Language Teaching

VIU Valencian International University
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year April 2017 Spain Valencia Barcelona + 1 more

THE VIU prepares you with this master to acquire the most advanced educational psychology and teaching knowledge through the latest educational technologies. If you are preparing examinations to work in public schools or want to teach in private schools, you need this master which replaces the old CAP (Pedagogical Aptitude Certificate). [+]

Master's Degree in Teacher Training in Secondary Education, Vocational Training and Language Teaching What will I learn? THE VIU prepares you with this master to acquire the most advanced educational psychology and teaching knowledge through the latest educational technologies. If you are preparing examinations to work in public schools or want to teach in private schools, you need this master which replaces the old CAP (Pedagogical Aptitude Certificate). Why study this degree at VIU? The online classroom methodology VIU allowed to attend live classes through video conferencing from anywhere in the world. In addition, the classes are recorded so that students can view them whenever you want. The flexibility in scheduling classes display, allows to combine the preparation of oppositions, the diploma and other occupations. Specials Mathematics and Computers Physics and Chemistry Physical Education Foreign language (English) Spanish Language and Literature Geography and History Educational Guidance Music FOL Drawing TFM The End Master Thesis is implementation by the student of a project report or study, apply and develop the knowledge acquired during the master. Their defense held publicly in court. Different implementation possibilities are offered, including: Case Study Full program of a teaching unit Design of innovative materials for teaching unit Career prospects Professor of Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Language Teaching which are regulated by the Organic Law 2/2006 of May 3, Education, Articles 94, 95 and 97 professions. Admission Profile The income profile of students in the Master's Degree in Teacher Training in Secondary Education, Baccalaureate,... [-]

Master in Training Teachers of General Subjects at Lower and Higher Secondary Schools - Mathematics

Charles University Faculty of Education
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

The goal of the study is to provide graduates with complete master education which will prepare them for the profession of a mathematics teacher at the lower and upper secondary schools of all types. The study is based on the balance of cognitive, didactic and pedagogic-psychological parts of teacher education. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. The goal of the study is to provide graduates with complete master education which will prepare them for the profession of a mathematics teacher at the lower and upper secondary schools of all types. The study is based on the balance of cognitive, didactic and pedagogic-psychological parts of teacher education. An emphasis is put on the use of didactic innovations in the teaching of mathematics with regard to the up-to-date didactic conceptions. The graduates will be prepared for the construction of school educational programmes with the focus on the integration of various areas of mathematics (arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, financial mathematics, etc.) and various educational fields. The graduates will acquire sufficient amount of knowledge and skills to work in a differentiated way with pupils talented for mathematics. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria 1. Oral exam. Maximum number of points is 30 (2 questions, 15 points each). The oral examination consists of problem solving and a theoretical part. The applicant is asked to bring a list of completed mathematical courses with brief syllabuses from the previous university study. 2. Oral exam – assessing the applicants’ general awareness of pedagogy and psychology, and their motivation to study the chosen subjects – a maximum score of 30 points. Total score – 60 points maximum. Topics Basics of mathematics (mathematical logic, sets); positional systems, divisibility tests, Diophantine equations, Euclidean algorithm, congruence; linear algebra (matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, vector spaces, linear mappings); relational structures (order, equivalence);... [-]

Master of Education

Virginia International University
Online & Campus Combined Full time August 2017 USA Fairfax

The Master of Education at Virginia International University is designed to prepare future educators for leading roles in a variety of educational and education-related settings by equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and expertise required to excel in an array of education-related positions. VIU's Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree will enable professional educators to work in culturally diverse and technologically immersed environments by empowering students to become problem solvers, critical thinkers, and scholars. [+]

The Master of Education at Virginia International University is designed to prepare future educators for leading roles in a variety of educational and education-related settings by equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and expertise required to excel in an array of education-related positions. VIU's Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree will enable professional educators to work in culturally diverse and technologically immersed environments by empowering students to become problem solvers, critical thinkers, and scholars. Graduates from VIU's Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree will be able to successfully apply their understanding of teaching in a variety of educational settings locally, nationally, and globally. Upon graduation from VIU's M.Ed. degree, as educators, they will have the ability to build careers in K-12 settings, post-secondary educational settings, businesses, and non-profit organizations. VIU's Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree maintains the university's mission of striving to embrace freedom of thought and diverse interpretations of human experiences, aspects that are vital in the field of education and in a global context. Our goal is to graduate students who display and make use of their moral, intellectual, and professional excellence to serve as role models for and educate future generations and make a difference in their communities. World Class Faculty & Staff The Master of Education program boasts a history of highly skilled and dedicated faculty and staff who are ready to assist students along their journey through the program. The program's faculty offer expertise in various areas including math, science, and ESOL. Delivery of the curriculum is... [-]

Master´s Degree in Education - Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Part time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. This master's aims at: providing a theoretical and conceptual framework operationalised in terms of temporal principles, models and manifestations of adult education and community intervention; providing the knowledge of a set of methods, techniques and strategies applied in the field of adult education and community intervention; enabling an operational adaptation to the mediation and evaluation demands in the professional contexts of adult education and community intervention; streamlining processes of practical application of the knowledge acquired in concrete situations of adult education, animation and community intervention; and developing research skills in the field of adult education and community intervention. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Adult Education and Community Intervention. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Education. [-]

Master In Teaching And Higher Education Methodology

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 18 months March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

The course provides to the theoretical and methodological basis for the exercise of teaching in higher education, given its inseparability with research and extension, seeking further deepen the knowledge on the origin, purpose and nature of higher education institutions in Brazil, and its relation to the knowledge produced them. [+]

Differentials Course The course provides to the theoretical and methodological basis for the exercise of teaching in higher education, given its inseparability with research and extension, seeking further deepen the knowledge on the origin, purpose and nature of higher education institutions in Brazil, and its relation to the knowledge produced them. Finally, the course contributes to the critical training and meticulous post-graduate student of the practice of teaching in HEIs, and the contextual and academic issues that today stand as challenges for the teaching. General objective • To train professionals to work in higher education with critical skills and theoretical and practical. Specific objectives • Provide theoretical and methodological basis for the exercise of teaching in higher education, given its inseparability with research and extension; • Deepening knowledge on the origin, purpose and nature of higher education institutions in Brazil, and its relation to the knowledge produced them; • Contribute to the review and thorough training of post-graduate student of the practice of teaching in HEIs, and the contextual and academic issues that today stand as challenges for the teaching. TARGET AUDIENCE Teachers, administrators, educators, and other professionals related to the field of education, interested in teaching classes in higher education. METHODOLOGY The teaching methodology is at the discretion of each teacher, which may adopt different teaching strategies, defined in the respective educational programs (Education Plans), privileging case studies; games and simulations; conferences; lectures; seminars; directed studies; group work; practical classes in the laboratory; discussions and exchanges of experience and... [-]

AIRE EdTech Masters Program

Center for Research and Interdisciplinary (CRI)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

The aim of this master program is to train future teachers, researchers and entrepreneurs, to provide an understanding of the digital transformations happening in education and to help them design relevant and challenging projects. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. Take action to promote education The aim of this master program is to train future teachers, researchers and entrepreneurs, to provide an understanding of the digital transformations happening in education and to help them design relevant and challenging projects. Education is now globalized: teaching supports of all kinds are available at all time and everywhere. If it is stimulated by digital economy, education must also compete with it. Schools are urged by society to encourage students’ creativity and eagerness to learn, to inspire them to undertake and share, to develop their lucidity, critical thinking and sense of solidarity. But this goals can’t easily be reached, in a context of social crises, growing inequalities and demographic needs. It is a challenge we are ready to take-up: education is in need for new entrepreneurs, teachers and researchers, and ideally, people with these three characteristics all at once. We are looking for talented students with a particular interest for exploration, experimentation and research. Our candidates must have the desire to work together on exciting collaborative projects and to contribute now to tomorrow’s education. Foster digital people The EdTech program is part of the AIRE master of the universities Paris Descartes and Paris Diderot. It develops an innovative approach of education and a teaching through research pedagogy. Career opportunities A business/job in a startup or an institution At the exit of the master, graduates Become instructional designers, editorial managers or project managers in startups and publishers Create an educational company... [-]

MSEd in Student Affairs Administration

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA La Crosse + 1 more

Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education... [+]

Degree Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Student Affairs Administration (SAA) in Higher Education SAA Mission Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education. Professional Compentencies The Student Affairs Administration (SAA) graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has embraced the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies and has aligned the curriculum of the graduate program to ensure basic understanding in the competencies as part of the learning experience of our graduate students. About Student Affairs Student affairs is a critical aspect of the higher education experience. The work done by student affairs professionals helps students begin a lifetime journey of growth and self-exploration. Who We Are Student learning doesn’t just happen in a classroom. Opportunities for teaching and development exist everywhere and at all times on campus and it’s our job to seize these moments. And as student affairs professionals our job is to foster and promote these interactions. Encouraging an understanding and respect for diversity, a belief the worth of individuals, and supporting our students in their needs are just some of the core concepts of the profession. At NASPA, we understand the importance of this work and provide opportunities for our members to continue to expand their knowledge and skills. Careers in Student Affairs NASPA is an organization of colleges, universities, agencies, and... [-]

Master in Learning, Teaching and Counseling in Intercultural Context

University of Eastern Finland Philosophical Faculty
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Joensuu Savonlinna + 1 more

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Masters in Higher Education. Master's Degree Programme in Learning, Teaching and Counseling in Intercultural Context consists of altogether 120 ECTS divided into orientation studies and content studies related adult education and counseling, as well as primary education, special (inclusive) education and education of science. The thematic modules can be flexibly chosen by students according to their personal interests and needs. The curriculum of the programme has a global focus and is not limited to one particular research or study field related to education. Instead it offers a thematical walkthrough through diverse disciplines related to education and pedagogy. On one hand, the programme focuses on the basics of education, lifelong learning, knowledge society and development of working life. The studies open up comparative perspectives to questions pertaining to lifelong learning and expertise, educational policy and educational research. The programme studies focus as well on such topics as active citizenship, career counseling, life and educational paths of individuals and communities in various social and sociopolitical contexts. The programme tackles global and current issues of primary and science education, constituting the core of the Finnish expertise recognized worldwide. It provides academic tools to develop student's theoretical and empirical understanding of primary education and children's development. In the course of their studies, students will become familiar with how to apply their knowledge and skills to observation, monitoring and pedagogical evaluation of children's development, learning processes and learning environments. The programme brings closer to students the very concept of special education and inclusive education and... [-]

Faculty of Education

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2017 Nigeria Enugu

With ecstasy of delight,, I welcome you to the site of the School of Post Graduate Studies of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). [+]

Faculty of Education Dean's Welcome Message With ecstasy of delight,, I welcome you to the site of the School of Post Graduate Studies of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). Our vision, mission and values are: OUR VISION To be in the 21st century graduate school environment and to become a leading graduate institution in Science, Management and Technology. OUR MISSION To anticipate and respond to the highest educational needs of our students, apply appropriate technology-driven management, teaching and research, using highly motivated staff and students of all races, creed and sex, to create highest levels of excellence in graduate studies, in partnership with industrial and educational frontiers within and outside the country. In furtherance of these vision and mission, the School of Post Graduate Studies (SPGS) has continued till today to be the bedrock of research and staff development in the University since inception in 1982. Through regular maintenance of effective academic oversight and quality assurance, SPGS aims at providing systematic academic and research programmes geared towards the high level needs of the country and beyond. We see it as our responsibility to provide support infrastructures to help our students complete their programmes on time, guarantee high quality review, administration and supervision of students projects and theses, as well as structure the programmes to be 21st century needs compliant. [-]

Master of Education

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Windsor Thunder Bay + 1 more

This course-based program will enable you to examine philosophical orientations, conceptual frameworks, and research methodologies relevant to the study of Canadian Education. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. This course-based program will enable you to examine philosophical orientations, conceptual frameworks, and research methodologies relevant to the study of Canadian Education. The program objectives will be accomplished through the completion of nine courses, followed by the capstone course, the Final Project Seminar including an internship at a local school board or the Ministry of Education. A great way to experience the Canadian educational system first hand. You will study and live in Canada for 16 consecutive months. This program includes 10 prescribed courses completed over 4 terms. Students can choose one of three specializations: Curriculum Educational Administration Language Acquisition, Culture and Society Courses May Include Research in Education Qualitative Methods in Educational Research Fundamentals of Curriculum Theory and Development Comparative and International Education Organizational Behaviour in Educational Institutions Educational Policy Analysis Sociological Aspects of Education Approaches to Literacy Development Information and Communication Technologies Issues in Education Final Project Seminar Career Opportunities: Graduates of this Master of Education program move into administrative roles in school boards and government. Intake: September Class Size: 25-35 students [-]

Master Of Education (research Profile)

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The Master of Education provides information on the different research approaches in education, understand their main foundations and deepen knowledge in an area of ​​specialization. [+]

The Master of Education provides information on the different approaches to educational research, understand their main foundations and deepen their knowledge in a specialized field related to one of three concentrations: * Educational Administration; academic and social (remedial); teaching and learning. * Reserved for students who have completed the Diploma in Educational Administration. It also aims to find solutions to problems both theoretical and practical, as well as related professional experience as a field of educational knowledge. paths M.Ed., research profile (with memory) The MA in education, research path (with memory) allows for a research project (21 credits memory) to deepen their knowledge in a specialized field related to educational sciences. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. M.Ed., professional profile (with testing) The MA in education, career path (with testing) enables: deepen skills like speaking in school and social adaptation, teaching-learning or school administration; become familiar with the science research process of education; to achieve a specific intervention project linked to the realities encountered in professional practice as part of an essay of 9 credits. Academic and social adjustment in concentration gives access to the Association of remedial Quebec (ADOQ). Targeted audience The Master of Education is aimed at: teachers; school administrators; psychoeducators; educational consultants; students interested in working in education both at school than middle school as stakeholders or researchers. Research areas The themes in the context of higher education in graduate studies can be very varied. Topics of study may... [-]

Master of Science in Curriculum Development – Higher Education

Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland
Campus or Online Part time Open Enrollment Switzerland Gebenstorf

The Master of Science in Curriculum Development– Higher Education (MSCDHE) is designed to develop leadership in educational settings such as teaching, curriculum theory, curriculum development, and related areas of research for public and private university, school and college settings. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. The Master of Science in Curriculum Development– Higher Education (MSCDHE) is designed to develop leadership in educational settings such as teaching, curriculum theory, curriculum development, and related areas of research for public and private university, school and college settings. Work at the graduate level draws upon other divisions of the University, thus enabling the university, school and college to develop strong programs of professional education, which include academic offerings in the various teaching fields in higher education. The MSCDHE program also provides individuals currently in or seeking leadership positions with the conceptual and analytical skills necessary for successful curriculum development in higher education. This program reflects our commitment to promoting community service, personal growth, conducting research and evidence based training opportunities for students. [-]