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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
 
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
 
Post University
Waterbury, USA +1 More

Learning is a lifelong process. Even educators must keep up to date with emerging trends, demographics, and methods, and strategies for serving students in a range of formats. ... +

Learning is a lifelong process. Even educators must keep up to date with emerging trends, demographics, and methods, and strategies for serving students in a range of formats. Prepare to meet the demands of the rapidly changing higher education landscape with an Online Master’s Degree in Higher Education Leadership from Post University. Whether you’re seeking to enter or advance in the field, our program provides you with the specialized knowledge, skills, and practical experience you need to lead institutions as a scholar and practitioner. -
MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
Online
 

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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 2021
Online
 
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
 
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
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence, USA

This specialization is designed for students whose career path puts them squarely within two or four-year systems of higher education. Courses have been developed focusing on ... +

This specialization is designed for students whose career path puts them squarely within two or four-year systems of higher education. Courses have been developed focusing on student development and student affairs, enrollment management and institutional marketing, NCAA athletics, contemporary and legal issues, administrative organization, budgetary planning, institutional evaluation, and the Community College system. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
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 2022
13 Mar 2022
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
 
Universidad Panamericana de Guatemala
Guatemala City, Guatemala

It responds to the need to improve and strengthen the higher education system that faces the accelerated changes of today's world. The program aims to develop key competencies ... +

It responds to the need to improve and strengthen the higher education system that faces the accelerated changes of today's world. The program aims to develop key competencies for all professionals who exercise or wish to teach at the level of higher education in face-to-face and virtual environments. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Online
 
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, USA

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 o ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Universidad Europea - Programas Online
Villaviciosa de Odón, Spain

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. -
Master
15 months
Spanish
Online
 
Grupo Tiradentes
Aracaju, Brazil

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 ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
18 months
Portuguese (Brazil)
Mar 2022
Campus
 
Elon University
Elon, USA

Elon’s Master of Arts in Higher Education (MHE) is designed to prepare highly effective professionals for roles as administrators, educators and mentors in a variety of colleg ... +

Elon’s Master of Arts in Higher Education (MHE) is designed to prepare highly effective professionals for roles as administrators, educators and mentors in a variety of college and university settings. In a cohort structure, students will experience a curriculum linked together by a series of educationally enriching activities and relationships. Students will be full-time in this two-year, 36-hour program that incorporates study abroad, internships, a two-year paid apprenticeship and capstone project. -
MA
English
 
University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences
Lincoln, USA

Lead Change in Higher Education Student success in higher education doesn’t happen by accident. In addition to robust curricula, excellent faculty, and a solid infrastructure, ... +

Lead Change in Higher Education Student success in higher education doesn’t happen by accident. In addition to robust curricula, excellent faculty, and a solid infrastructure, it takes effective administrative leadership. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Master of Arts (M.A.) in higher education administration offers students who are currently employed at a college or university the opportunity to grow their leadership and administrative skills through a rigorous, entirely online degree. -
MA
English