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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 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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Universidad Europea - Programas Online

Prepare to face the challenges of university education, and know the didactic-pedagogical, research, innovation and use of technology areas. ... [+]

Prepare to face the challenges of university education, and know the didactic-pedagogical, research, innovation and use of technology areas.

Description

The Master's Degree in Online University Education enables you to practice as a teacher both nationally and internationally . In addition, thanks to its investigative nature prepares you research in the education sector .

Qualification recognized at European level with a high quality and specificity in the university sector.

You will acquire the necessary skills to be the current and global university professor that is demanded through knowledge applied to the areas of didactic-pedagogical university management , research, innovation and the use of technologies.... [-]

Spain Villaviciosa de Odón
September 2019
Spanish
15 months
Online
Grupo Tiradentes

The course provides to the theoretical and methodological basis for the exercise of teaching in higher education, given its inseparability with research and extension, se ... [+]

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. ... [-]

Brazil Aracaju
March 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
18 months
Campus
ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA

The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in educational institutions in the region. The programme envisions the participation of a pool of institutions wher ... [+]

Master of Higher Education Management and Development

The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in educational institutions in the region. The programme envisions the participation of a pool of institutions whereby students and senior managers shall get skills that will enable them undertake strategic planning as well as understand the environment of the Higher Education (HE).

The programme is ideal for highly motivated people with determination to succeed while at the same time as holding down a demanding job.

Programme Contents

This programme is made up of four main aspects of Higher Education Management and Development.

i) The programme has an induction section, which introduces students to the major issues that face higher education management and development in Africa. ii) Environmental challenges and agenda for institutional development. iii) Operational aspects of university development and management. iv) Institutional development of the university.... [-]

Tanzania Mwanza
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Botho University

The Master of Education in Higher Education facilitates the professional development of teachers/lecturers as reflective practitioners in higher education. The programme ... [+]

The Master of Education in Higher Education facilitates the professional development of teachers/lecturers as reflective practitioners in higher education. The programme achieves this by developing their knowledge of higher education as a field of study and enabling lecturers to enhance their ability to facilitate, manage and assess students’ learning.

Career opportunities include:

Teacher/lecturer Educational Technologist Quality Assurance Officer Researcher in Higher Education Curriculum Developer Higher Education Administrator Counselor in Higher Education

Programme details: The programme consists of 9 core (required) modules. Some modules may have prerequisites (i.e. may require the student to pass another module or set of modules first). Some modules may be co-requisite (i.e. such modules are required to be taken together). The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. 1 credit is equal to 10 hours of learning (guided, in-class and independent combined); therefore a 10-credit module requires on average 100 hours of learning from the student.... [-]

Botswana Botswana Online Lesotho Lesotho Online
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Full-time
2 years
Online
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

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 professi ... [+]

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 Competencies

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.... [-]

USA La Crosse
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Georgia Southern University

You can prepare for a career or growth within your career in post-secondary administration through this M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration. This program offers you ... [+]

Program Overview

You can prepare for a career or growth within your career in post-secondary administration through this M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration. This program offers you the opportunity to satisfy course requirements on campus and via online instruction as either a part-time or full-time student. Through innovative instructional formats, you will explore historical and contemporary issues affecting the ‘products’ and ‘services’ of higher education. The Higher Education Administration program emphasizes course work in human development, research/evaluation, law/policy, finance/governance, and educational foundations/policy, as each relates to the nature and function of post-secondary institutional types. This M.Ed. will prepare you for a career with vocational/technical institutes, 2-year and 4-year colleges, comprehensive universities, and proprietary.... [-]

USA Statesboro
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
Tampere University

The Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree Programme in Research and Innovation in Higher Education (MARIHE) focuses on the management of higher education, research and innovatio ... [+]

Preparing higher education for the future

Competence to take the leading role in institutional development.

Institutions in higher education, research and innovation play a central role in the advancement of societies and economies. They foster economic growth, strengthen technological progress, and enhance job creation. In addition, higher education institutions contribute to the personal development of individuals and help educate proactive citizens in societies. To achieve the best possible results, these institutions require modern and effective management.

The Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree Programme in Research and Innovation in Higher Education (MARIHE) focuses on the management of higher education, research and innovation. It provides students with competencies to act as change agents able to take the leading role in institutional development.... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of San Francisco - School of 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 ... [+]

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 to 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. ... [-]
USA San Francisco
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Carthage College

Carthage offers a 38-credit Master of Education program with three areas of concentration, as well as licensing tracks in reading, administration, special education, and ... [+]

Carthage offers a 38-credit Master of Education program with three areas of concentration, as well as licensing tracks in reading, administration, special education, and English language learning. Through evening studies, you can earn your M.Ed., add additional teaching licenses, or complete coursework for personal enrichment.

About the M.Ed. Program

The Master of Education program at Carthage fosters intellectual and professional learning opportunities within the context of a liberal arts education. Classes enable teachers to keep abreast of current issues relating to education such as curricula, counseling, guidance, and administration. All courses meet Wisconsin teacher licensure requirements in selected areas and carry Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction program approval.... [-]

USA Kenosha
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Part-time
Campus