Higher Education Administration

The Master of Science in Higher Education with an Emphasis in Higher Education Administration provides students with a basic foundation in the discipline of Higher Education and is designed to prepare entry-level administrators for positions in colleges and universities.  The program includes eight courses (27 sem. hrs.) in Higher Education (the major) and three electives (9 hrs.).   Students select these electives, with the assistance of the student's adviser, from the departments on campus that offer graduate coursework in disciplines that complement the coursework in the major.


Required Documents for Admission

Admission Requirements for All Students

  • Application
  • Application fee:  $50 domestic student 
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).
  • 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 3.000 of the degree

Additional Admission Requirements for International Students Only

  • Application fee, $75.00, US dollars (this may be paid online when you apply)
  • Bank Statement from the sponsor, must reflect a balance of at least $26,024.82 USD (must be less than 1 year old)
  • Official sponsor statement
  • TOEFL or IELTS: Official TOEFL (IBT at least 79, or CBT at least 213, or PBT at least 550) or IELTS (at least overall 6.00 band).  Scores must be less than 2 years old.
  • Official transcripts (with a copy of the provisional certificate or diploma)

Application Packet Submission Deadline:

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

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