Ohio University

Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education

Department of Counseling and Higher Education

Masters in HigherEducation

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

Contact

Dr. David Nguyen
McCracken Hall, Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

Program Statement

The Online Master’s in Higher Education program is 100% designed for individuals who wish to advance their knowledge and skills while working within higher education settings. The program provides participants with a broad knowledge of the history, purposes, and contexts of higher education; leadership; organizational dynamics; the learning environment; and research concepts and methods.  It is our intention to help our students:

  • Receive and understand expert knowledge about American Higher Education, including:
    • History, purposes, and contexts of Higher Education
    • Higher Education management and leadership
    • Organizational perspectives
    • Teaching and learning
    • Research concepts and methods
  • Translate knowledge into excellent practice
  • Promote the development of opportunity and diversity throughout Higher Education
  • Manage and teach ethically
  • Commit to lifelong professional development
Meets ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation Standards: 
Yes
Meets CAS Standards: 
Yes

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
5
Adjunct: 
0
Total Program Credit Hours: 
35
Average Time to Degree: 
2 Years

Visitation Program

Yes

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • None Required
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
No
Attendance: 
  • Part time
Program Delivery: 
  • Online
Thesis: 
No
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
Yes