Master of Science in Higher Education - Emphasis in Administration


  • Complete Application for Admission to Graduate School
  • File official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • At least one of the following:

    • Official GRE scores or
    • An awarded bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with:
      • at least a 3.00 GPA on the last 60 hours of the degree or
      • an overall GPA of at least a 3.00 of the degree
  • Meet with advisor to file official degree plan before completion of 9 semester hours

Courses: 36 Semester Hours

Major: 27 Semester Hours in Higher Education

    *HIED 528 Philosophy of Education
    *HIED 595 Research Methodologies
      HIED 540 The American Community College
      HIED 541 Community College Curriculum
        or HIED 651 Curriculum Development in Higher Education
      HIED 657 Organization and Governance in Higher Education
      HIED 653 Fundamental Theories in Community College Instructional Leadership
        or HIED 658 Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
      HIED 656 Higher Education and the Law
      HIED 622 Internship
      HIED 659 Finance in Higher Education

Plus: 9 Semester Hours of Graduate-Level Courses in related areas, such as Educational Administration, Management, or Counseling.

*Core courses

For more information, contact Dr. JoHyun Kim, at  (903)-886-5083