Masters Programs in Higher Education

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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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Master in Higher Education and Student Affairs

University of San Francisco - School of Education
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 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... [-]

Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education

Hibernia College
Online & Campus Combined April 2018 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 of Higher Education Management and Development

ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Tanzania Mwanza

The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in education 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). [+]

Masters in Higher Education. Master of Higher Education Management and Development The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in education 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. The programme has two main objectives: i) To provide opportunities for students to acquire knowledge of higher education management and development. ii) To prepare candidates for further studies in higher education management and other higher education related fields. Entry Requirements i) Holders of a good first degree, preferably in related discipline with at least lower second class with a GPA of 2.7 or above. ii) Have 5-10 years leadership or management experience at least at middle level (academic or non-academic).iii) Be able to write proficiently in English. iv) Have the aspiration to senior roles in University Management. v) Holders of Advanced Diploma from... [-]

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. [+]

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 573 - Issues in... [-]

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... [-]

Master's Degree In Teacher / A Of Compulsory Secondary Education And Baccalaureate, Vocational Training And Language Teaching

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Castellón

The master is a possibility of reflection to what is education in this educational stage. Master students access to different degrees, many of these with a non-field related to teaching competence. But each individual has the experience of having been a student in the past. [+]

The master is a possibility of reflection to what is education in this educational stage. Master students access to different degrees, many of these with a non-field related to teaching competence. But each individual has the experience of having been a student in the past. We must give shape to this idea that each and every one carries and bet on the thoughtful teacher, who does not work on impulse or intuition, at least not always, and incorporates reflection on their performance, in addition to the skills and knowledge suitable. Coordination: Gil Lorenzo Valentin. Education deparment. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (September 2017 / September 2018) Mode: (September 2017 / June 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 17.60 / credit) [-]

Master's Degree In Advanced Pedagogical Studies

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Master in Advanced Pedagogical Studies is designed with the aim of promoting the training of researchers and specialists trained to develop analysis and generate solutions on the problems facing education in today's society. The retrospective foundations, the plurality of perspectives and the prospective vocation are the axes of a complex, transdisciplinary conception of pedagogical knowledge and of unquestionable social transference. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. The Master in Advanced Pedagogical Studies Is designed with the aim of promoting the training of researchers and specialists trained to develop analysis and generate solutions on the problems facing education in today's society. The retrospective foundations, the plurality of perspectives and the prospective vocation are the axes of a complex, transdisciplinary conception of pedagogical knowledge and of unquestionable social transference. Research in education and its capacity to innovate are key factors in implementing social, regional, national and transnational development and sustainability. In addition, when this proposal is proposed in a distance mode, openness to interested national and international students diversifies the contexts and possibilities that may emerge in the results in this area. The present proposal focused on the interdisciplinary approach of avant-garde elements, welcomes in its training program the most relevant themes, established as research priorities in the international agendas and the millennium goals. The need to rethink and redirect pedagogical models around critical and alternative values ​​and knowledge, discourses and practices for the reinvention of citizenship and the social improvements contained in development and sustainability projects. In addition, the international projection of these typologies of studies is emphasized. In particular, relations in the field outside the EU. That is to say, to foment that other privileged place of tricontinental interchange with Latin America and Africa, the one of the postgraduate formation and the joint investigations. Admission profile. The profile of the student requires previous training in the field of social or human sciences,... [-]

Mastery In Higher Education

ISAE Universidad
Online & Campus Combined Part time 12 months March 2018 Panama Panama City

The Master's Degree in Higher Education, constitutes a scientific and integral formation that allows the graduate the development and teaching development in the current university education. [+]

Career Description The race of Master's Degree in Higher Education, Constitutes a scientific and integral formation that allows the graduated the development and educational development in the current university education. It is a career where the professional will develop competencies to design, develop and evaluate research relevant to the quality of higher education. This professional will be able to propose and reformulate curricula according to the university possibilities, as well as contribute to the elaboration of didactic proposals and evaluation strategies. It will also operate as an agent for transforming current teaching practices, generating innovative actions and a climate of institutional renewal. Data Modality : Semipresencial - One subject per month Class Hours : Monday to Friday 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm or Saturdays: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Title : Master's Degree in Higher Education Graduate Profile Knowing Knowing (Knowledge) Application of knowledge typical of the teaching-learning process at university level. Nature and types of university systems. Structure and functioning of the didactic process in higher education Technical-didactic and andragógica bases of the teaching and the face-to-face learning. Teaching planning. Of content with domain and relevance. Evaluation of yields. Management of new educational technologies. Research of new technological trends applied to education. Management of various groups of classes. Development of new technological innovations and learning Know-How (Skills) Management of multimedia and technological resources. Application of processes and procedures to plan, program and evaluate learning process. Integration of technical knowledge for curricular planning and adaptation. Interpretation of principles, processes linked... [-]

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... [+]

Masters in 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... [-]

Master in Higher Education Technology

University of Houston - Victoria
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Victoria

Technology is a fundamental part of the way we interact with the world, and our 30-hour MEd in Educational Technology is designed to teach you how to make it an effective, integral part of the learning process. [+]

Technology is a fundamental part of the way we interact with the world, and our 30-hour MEd in Educational Technology is designed to teach you how to make it an effective, integral part of the learning process. Through expert instruction and challenging coursework, you’ll develop all the skills necessary for taking on technology leadership roles not only in schools but in corporate and human-services settings as well. With three specialization tracks to choose from, all offered fully online, you can pursue your degree on a schedule that fits your life. Before you get started, you’ll need A bachelor’s degree The prerequisites required by the education college’s admissions policy Access to a computer, webcam, and high-speed Internet as well as basic computer and word-processing skills Degrees You Can Earn MEd Educational Technology, General: This track offers you a solid foundation in the educational technology field, with classes such as digital learning environments, social networks and media-infused learning, and multimedia design. You will also do an internship in the integration of curriculum and technology in education. MEd Educational Technology, Business Track: The business track equips you with knowledge you need to apply educational technology theories and practices to industry settings. You’ll take classes such as business and society and management and information systems, and will do an internship in the integration of curriculum and technology in education. MEd Educational Technology, Adult & Higher Education Track: This track prepares you to take on educational leadership positions in higher education settings, with classes such... [-]

Master In Specialized Education And Inclusion In The School Context - Aee

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

The course aims to encourage the education professionals: teachers of the regular room, the rooms of ESA (Educational Service Specialist), managers, among others, discussions able to subsidize them in pedagogical practices that contribute to inclusion, with the development, autonomy and learning disabled person, providing an understanding of the teacher's role of the Educational Service Specialist and its relationship with various disabilities in the school context. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. Differentials Course The course aims to foster education professionals: teachers of the regular room, the rooms ESA (Educational Service Specialist), Managers, among others, discussions able to subsidize them in pedagogical practices that contribute to inclusion, with the development, autonomy and learning disabled person, providing an understanding of the teacher's role of the Educational Service Specialist and its relationship with various disabilities in the school context. For this it is necessary to draw up the plans call from the recognition of the type of disability and the existing skills; identify, develop, produce and organize learning resources, accessibility and strategies, considering the type of disability in order to build an action plan according to the needs presented and understand the importance of assistive technology in the person's inclusion process with disabilities and AEE . General objective • The course aims to encourage the education professionals: teachers of the regular room, the rooms of ESA (Educational Service Specialist), managers, among others, discussions able to subsidize them in pedagogical practices that contribute to inclusion, with the development , autonomy and learning disabled person. Specific objectives • Provide an understanding of the teacher's role of the Educational Service Specialist and its relationship with various disabilities in the school context; • Develop plans call from the recognition of the type of disability and the existing skills; • Identify, develop, produce and organize learning resources, accessibility and strategies, considering the type of disability in order to build an action plan as presented to... [-]

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 (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's Degree In Teacher Education And Compulsory Secondary School, Vocational Training And Language Teaching

San Jorge University / Fundacion Universidad San Jorge
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Zaragoza

The Master in Training Professor of Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, is aimed at providing the teaching future of Secondary psychological and pedagogical foundations of teaching expertise and teaching practices necessary to successfully meet the educational task. Its main aim is that future teachers have the resources necessary for personalized attention, innovation in teaching and educational research, responding to the needs experienced teachers today and the growing demands that society requires of teachers. [+]

The Master in Training Professor of Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, is aimed at providing the teaching future of Secondary psychological and pedagogical foundations of teaching expertise and teaching practices necessary to successfully meet the educational task. Its main aim is that future teachers have the resources necessary for personalized attention, innovation in teaching and educational research, responding to the needs experienced teachers today and the growing demands that society requires of teachers. The Master in Training Professor of Compulsory Secondary Education trained to be a teacher public and private schools (Compulsory Secondary Education, Centers for Adult Education), in accordance with the provisions of the second paragraph of Agreement of Council of Ministers of 14 December 2007 laying down conditions that must adapt the plans of studies leading to the obtaining of titles that enable for the exercise of regulated Professor of Compulsory Secondary Education, Vocational Education and Training professions are established Language, published in the "Official Gazette" of December 21, 2007 by Resolution of the Secretary of State for Universities and Research December 17, 2007 and the provisions ORDER ECI / 3858/2007, dated December 27 2007. Objectives and Skills The overall objective is to train professional teachers, based on the knowledge of their respective degrees of origin, develop professional skills in the field of teacher training to obtain official qualifications needed to access the teaching profession to which it refers Article 100.2 of the Organic Law 2/2006 of May 3, Education, and develop the competencies established in the RD 1393/2007... [-]

Master in Advanced Learning and Teaching Technologies

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Higher Education. 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 [-]