Citadel

Zucker Family School of Education

Higher Education Leadership

M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership, Graduate Certificate in Student Affairs, Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership

Degrees: 
  • M. Ed.
  • Certificate
Program Emphasis: 
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Student Learning & Development

Program Statement

The Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership degree features a 36-hour program of study designed to prepare professionals for leadership roles in post-secondary educational settings, including four-year colleges and universities, community and technical colleges, and related educational organizations. The program provides a broad preparation in higher education leadership, including specialized coursework in higher education organization and governance, student affairs, finance, and strategic planning.

Graduate Certificates are also available in the following two areas:

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership (12 hours)
EDUC 539 Higher Education Administration
EDUC 530 Strategic Planning and Assessment in Higher Education
EDUC 533 Higher Education Finance
EDUC 534 Advanced Leadership in Higher Education

Graduate Certificate in Student Affairs (12 hours)
EDUC 537 Student Development Services in Higher Education
EDUC 538 Theories of Student Development in Higher Education
EDUC 539 Higher Education Administration
EDUC 613 Foundations of American Higher Education

Meets ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation Standards: 
Yes
Meets CAS Standards: 
Yes

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
4
Adjunct: 
2
Total Program Credit Hours: 
36
Average Time to Degree: 
1.5 years

Visitation Program

No

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • GRE
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
Yes
Attendance: 
  • Full time
  • Part time
Program Delivery: 
  • Online
Thesis: 
No
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No