Masters Programs in Higher Education

Compare 35 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 60 (internet-based) or Michigan Test: minimum 85 or Bachelor’s degree from international English-speaking university or advanced degree from a U.S. institution Official test scores should be provided. [-]

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. [+]

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, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accounting,... [-]

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

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). [+]

Masters in Higher Education. 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... [-]

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... [-]

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. [-]

Master in Training Teachers of General Subjects at Lower and Higher Secondary Schools - English Language + Music

Charles University Faculty of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The core expertise taught within the MA study builds on the preceding BA study programme, and consists of a set of symbiotically interconnected linguistic, literary and didactic disciplines designed to give the graduate substantial knowledge in all these, in correspondence to the MA level. [+]

English Language The core expertise taught within the MA study builds on the preceding BA study programme, and consists of a set of symbiotically interconnected linguistic, literary and didactic disciplines designed to give the graduate substantial knowledge in all these, in correspondence to the MA level. Music The aim is to educate a school-leaver who is able to teach music at all kinds and grades of schools. The study is tied with preceding bachelor study, concentrated on gaining special musical knowledge and abilities. Master study degree focuses in collaboration with pedagogical and psychological subjects and with praxis at basic and high schools to development of musical pedagogical skills. The subjects take account of pedagogical orientation of master degree. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria 1. Exam in the first subject – a maximum score of 30 points. 2. Exam in the second subject – a maximum score of 30 points. 3. 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 – 90 points maximum. English Language The entrance exam is conducted as a written text consisting of a linguistic and literary part. The linguistic part (langue disciplines): text analysis with regard to its phonetic, morphological, lexicological and syntactic aspects. A successful applicant needs to be well-versed in all the basic disciplines within the English language system (phonetics, phonology, lexicology, morphology and syntax). The linguistic test plumbs the applicants’... [-]

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Claflin University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Orangeburg

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at Claflin University is designed to meet the needs of 21st century teaching and learning by offering a program that considers the experiences and needs of current teachers and professional educators. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at Claflin University is designed to meet the needs of 21st century teaching and learning by offering a program that considers the experiences and needs of current teachers and professional educators. Curriculum A Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction benefits certified classroom teachers as well as professionals with bachelor's degrees in related fields. The program is in an asynchronous online format. Fall and spring semesters are eight weeks long, and there are two six-week summer sessions. The program is a total of 36 credit hours. Core Courses (CC) Required 6 courses - 18 credit hours EDUC 550 - Introduction to Educational Research (3 hours) EDUC 551 - Educational Research Methods (3 hours) EDUC 559 - Working with Diverse Learners (3 hours) EDUC 562 - Seminar in Literacy (3 hours) EDUC 567 - Teaching and Learning (3 hours) EDUC 569 - Reading and Writing across the Curriculum (3 hours) Curriculum and Instruction Courses (CI) Required 4 courses - 12 credit hours EDUC 558 - Schools and Communities (3 hours) EDUC 580 - Curriculum Integration (3 hours) EDUC 581 - Comparative Education (3 hours) EDUC 583 - Behavior Management (3 hours) EDUC 586 - Special Topics (3 hours) Track 1: Content Focus - Comprehensive Examination (Required 2 courses - 6 credit hours) EDUC 560 - Seminar in Math Education (3 hours) EDUC 561 - Seminar in Science Education (3 hours) EDUC 564 - Seminar in Social Studies (3 hours) EDUC... [-]

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 (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. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. 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.... [-]

Master in Advanced Learning and Teaching Technologies

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Advanced Learning and Teaching Technologies is designed to teach students how to use new technologies in the field of education. It focuses on analysing and designing computerised learning environments and on managing multimedia pedagogical and e-learning projects. Students may do one or several work placements. [+]

Master in Advanced Learning and Teaching Technologies The Master in Advanced Learning and Teaching Technologies is designed to teach students how to use new technologies in the field of education. It focuses on analysing and designing computerised learning environments and on managing multimedia pedagogical and e-learning projects. Students may do one or several work placements. Curriculum Required courses (66Credits) : Information and communication sciences and technologies; Pedagogical VIdeo games; Media communication and e-learning; User-friendly and ergonomic design; Research methodology for education technologies, etc. Electives (66Credits) Internship (66Credits) Dissertation (66Credits) Mobility Students may go on exchange regardless of how many credits they have completed at the Faculty. Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities Teaching and training: head of training facilities, e-learning instructor, ICT teacher trainer, head of ICT in educational establishments; Education engineering: multimedia developer, course designer; Academic researcher; Ergonomist, corporate NICT expert, webmaster, community manager, etc. Admission Criteria A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree. Merit-based admission. For more information: tecfalabs.unige.ch/maltt/futurs-etudiants/admission Applications Deadline: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) Deadline for applications: 15 June 2017. Applications should be sent to Ms. Aline Meyer, Academic Advisor www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

Master in Higher Education and Student Affairs

University of San Francisco - School of Education
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 USA San Francisco

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. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. 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... [-]

Master's Degree In Educational Sciences

ISPED
Campus Part time March 2017 Brazil São Paulo

The ISPED maintained by AELA - Latin American Educational Association and the Universidad Autónoma de Asunción offer professionals in the education sector a totally unique and different course for those seeking a certification Stricto Sensu level. It is the Master's Program in Educational Sciences internationally recognized for its level of excellence. The institutions propose to the academic Master the opportunity to perform it in classes designed for Brazilian students, and for professionals who have little time available. Participants will have regular classes in Asuncion - Paraguay, in the periods of January and July, for a total of 3 modules. The dynamics of the program allows the Master adapt their professional routine to the course, providing outstanding performance and a high level of excellence. [+]

The ISPED maintained by AELA - Latin American Educational Association and the Universidad Autónoma de Asunción offer professionals in the education sector a totally unique and different course for those seeking a certification Stricto Sensu level. It is the Master's Program in Educational Sciences internationally recognized for its level of excellence. The institutions propose to the academic Master the opportunity to perform it in classes designed for Brazilian students, and for professionals who have little time available. Participants will have regular classes in Asuncion - Paraguay, in the periods of January and July, for a total of 3 modules. The dynamics of the program allows the Master adapt their professional routine to the course, providing outstanding performance and a high level of excellence. GOAL Develop knowledge as to achieve educational changes within a given society, analyzing it for all existing problems. Analyze project educational intervention through the development of criteria for proper planning, implementation and evaluation in different contexts. Studying innovation management models in education. Incorporate the educational area with other sectors of the educational area, using for these purposes interdisciplinarity as a reference to the studies. Allow Mestrandos the possibility of developing tools and techniques that allow the educational transformation through training of new professionals. Enable the expansion of knowledge and culture to the Brazilian researchers who work in any educational area. DIFFERENTIALS Spanish course conducted by ISPED EAD with 45 hours / classes for better preparation and adaptation to the country and the course (Meet the program content... [-]

Master of Education (Applied Linguistics)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters February 2017 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Brisbane + 3 more

A Master of Education (Applied Linguistics) is ideal if you work with second language speakers and their communities, or in the fields of speech therapy and pathology, allied health, psychology or training in a variety of settings that requires skills in communication management and cross-cultural interaction. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. Enhance your communication management skills A Master of Education (Applied Linguistics) is ideal if you work with second language speakers and their communities, or in the fields of speech therapy and pathology, allied health, psychology or training in a variety of settings that requires skills in communication management and cross-cultural interaction. Study flexibility If you are not sure whether you would like to complete an entire Masters degree, apply to study USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education, Graduate Diploma of Education (Commonwealth Supported Place) or Graduate Diploma of Education (Full Fee Paying) and take the credit from your studies to the Master of Education if you decide to continue studying. Develop research skills A significant component of your studies will be research courses designed to expand your understanding of the role of education in society, and the challenges faced by educators in rapidly changing, multicultural communities. Choose between an Applied Research or Advanced Research project. The Applied Research has a practical emphasis on innovative and creative approaches to solving current issues in the education environment. You can use your own experiences as a backdrop to your studies and develop a research project based on your current workplace. The Advanced Research specialisation will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of your education interests. Using research methods, you will explore different approaches to contemporary education, and develop professional research skills essential to undertaking further learning. This specialisation offers a research-based pathway into a PhD, subject to meeting all... [-]

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

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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 gives a general view... [-]

Master in Education

University of Redlands
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Redlands

The University of Redlands School of Education offers five graduate degree programs at the master’s level with an emphasis on school counseling, college counseling, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, and higher education. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. There are a number of reasons that teachers decide to pursue a master’s degree. Not only does it reinforce a commitment to education, but it can also have a substantial impact on a teachers’ lifetime earning potential, particularly if completed early in their career. A recent analysis conducted by University of Redlands School of Business Professor Mak Kaboudan confirms that for teachers who earn a master’s degree from the University of Redlands at age thirty, or even at age forty, their increased income would not only pay for the cost of the master’s degree after ten years, but their lifetime income could increase by more than $650,000. Below is a quick look at the total financial benefits a teacher might expect from earning a master’s degree. More information and conclusions from this analysis can be found on the pages that follow, including: Income comparisons based on receiving a master’s degree at age 30 and age 40 Income comparisons during retirement Return on investment for taking a loan to finance a master’s degree About Our Master’s Degrees in Education The University of Redlands School of Education offers five graduate degree programs at the master’s level with an emphasis on school counseling, college counseling, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, and higher education. Each master’s degree program is based on a foundation of common graduate courses which provide the basic knowledge and skills necessary to perform: graduate level research; assessment, evaluation and writing; curriculum and program development; and personal... [-]