Master of Arts (MA)
30 Credit Hours
36 Credit Hours with Certification
The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration will prepare students for further doctoral studies and for mid-level administrative and leadership positions at higher education institutions. The program is designed to enhance career-related leadership and will focus on student services, academic affairs and student success, enrollment management, governance and organization of higher education, contemporary issues such as information technology, resource allocation, and other administrative functions.
This degree may be completed with or without a thesis. Students seeking the MA in Higher Education Administration may also opt to pursue the Academic Advising Certificate.
Preferred Application Deadlines:
- Fall - June 15
- Spring - October 15
- Summer - March 15
Final Application Deadlines:
- Fall - August 1
- Spring - December 1
- Summer - May 1
Tuition and Cost
Additional Program Information
- Graduate Studies Application
- Application Fee
- Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
- Three Reference Forms, one from a colleague and two from supervisors
- Current Resume
- Official GRE scores with writing section
NOTE: The GRE may be waived for applicants who have a minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA and at least three years of full-time administrative experience in a higher education institution. Please see the GRE Waiver Criteria for more information.