As a doctoral student of Higher Education Administration you will be prepared for advanced leadership positions in a diverse array of post-secondary institutions in academic, student and administrative affairs. You will be prepared to lead your institution in a 21st century learning environment by a program that infuses globalization and internationalization into the curriculum. Your dissertation research project will explore a topic you are passionate about and is appropriate for your field.
- Uses a cohort approach to help students build a professional network.
- The practitioner-focused curriculum provides scholarly coursework and practical experiences you can apply immediately in your career.
- Uses a six-weekend (Friday evening and Saturday) course delivery per semester to allow you to balance your learning with your career and family.
- Students have an optional course to study abroad in Italy.
- Offers job placement and career promotion assistance.
- Almost all Higher Education students without a job receive experience and financial assistance as graduate assistants.
- Coursework may be completed in eight semesters with a minimum of one additional year for the doctoral dissertation.
- Students have varied experiences and backgrounds. Students come from across the world and many commute to campus.
- 50 percent of doctoral students are 40 or older, 61 percent are women and 36 percent are students of color.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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