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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 criti… Read more

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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University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Learn how best to find advancement opportunities in post-secondary education settings through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Education in Student Affairs in ... +

Learn how best to find advancement opportunities in post-secondary education settings through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education. The program, delivered in a fully online format, will help you achieve your career goals as you progress at a comfortable pace. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Malmö University
Malmö, Sweden

If you want to deepen your understanding of educational research and increase your own teaching competence with a scholarly approach, the Teaching and Learning in Higher Educa ... +

If you want to deepen your understanding of educational research and increase your own teaching competence with a scholarly approach, the Teaching and Learning in Higher Education master’s program is a good option. In the program, you will get a more scholarly approach to your teaching profession. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
29 Aug 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA

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 ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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The George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Washington, USA

For today’s diverse student population, institutions need strong leaders to become the next generation of change agents determined to transform campus communities nationwide. ... +

For today’s diverse student population, institutions need strong leaders to become the next generation of change agents determined to transform campus communities nationwide. Whether it is through an emphasis on the demographic variables that are predictors of student borrowing, the historical analysis of the contributions of the black power movement to higher education, changes in Greek life policy and practice, or the foundations of college student development, college student personnel professionals are prepared to take on this work. GW's Master's degree in Higher Education Administration equips students with effective leadership and administration capabilities by combining coursework with professional practice in a multitude of settings in the DC Metro area through internship and fellowship opportunities. You will become immersed in innovative work to ensure that colleges are using inclusive and multicultural student affairs practices focused on promoting social justice, civic engagement, and equity. Higher Education Administration students deepen their expertise by selecting a concentration in Student Affairs Administration, General Administration, Higher Education Policy and Finance, and International Higher Education. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

The principal aims of this online part-time programme are to encourage professionals working in legal, business, further and higher education sectors to continue their profess ... +

The principal aims of this online part-time programme are to encourage professionals working in legal, business, further and higher education sectors to continue their professional development as educationalists. Education and Training colleagues working in Legal and Business have limited opportunities to bridge the gap between their work and higher education. The programme has three pathways, which determine the final award. Those are: MA Education (Curriculum Design, and Development); MA Education (Widening Participation and Inclusive Practice); MA Education (Work-based Learning). -
MA
Part-time
30 months
English
Sep 2022
Online
 
Nova Southeastern University Undergraduate Programs
Fort Lauderdale, USA

Working in college affairs is an exciting and impactful role. With Nova Southeastern University’s Dual Admission program in College Student Affairs, you can save your place in ... +

Working in college affairs is an exciting and impactful role. With Nova Southeastern University’s Dual Admission program in College Student Affairs, you can save your place in our master’s program as you enroll in your bachelor’s degree so you can get a head start on making a difference for tomorrow’s students. -
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Full-time
6 years
English
Aug 2023
15 Jun 2023
Campus
 
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

The Master of Arts in International Higher Education and Management is designed for those who want to seriously study international higher education, policy, and governance, a ... +

The Master of Arts in International Higher Education and Management is designed for those who want to seriously study international higher education, policy, and governance, as well as management and leadership issues in managing the contemporary university. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership is a two-year, 33-credit program that provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to provid ... +

The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership is a two-year, 33-credit program that provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective leadership within complex and changing higher educational environments. This program is designed for higher education administrators and leaders looking to advance their understanding and application of systems thinking, leadership theory, higher education literature and research, critical thinking, strategic planning, and leading meaningful change. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
13 Jun 2023
13 Mar 2023
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth, United Kingdom

You will be encouraged to discuss and analyse information from a wide range of theoretical perspectives and apply them to your own professional practice. You will have the opp ... +

You will be encouraged to discuss and analyse information from a wide range of theoretical perspectives and apply them to your own professional practice. You will have the opportunity to focus your studies on an area of professional educational interest while developing research skills and an understanding of ethical principles in higher education. -
Master
Part-time
18 - 60 months
English
Online
 
North Central College
Naperville, USA

You want to step to the higher education forefront and make an impact on the community. You have the drive to go beyond the basics and a desire to see and hear innovative prac ... +

You want to step to the higher education forefront and make an impact on the community. You have the drive to go beyond the basics and a desire to see and hear innovative practices that colleges are implementing to impact students' lives. The Master of Arts in Higher Education will not only provide you the space for self-exploration but also the practical experiences to dive deeper into a variety of areas. You will learn all the tools you need to utilize your gifts and advance your higher education career. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2022
Online