Sam Houston State University

Education

Educational Leadership

Higher Education Administration

Degrees: 
  • M.A.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Administrative Leadership

Contact

Dr. Ricardo Montelongo
Teacher Education Center
Room 319A
Huntsville, TX 77341-2119

Program Statement

Conducted 100% online, the Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration prepares students for mid-level administrative and leadership positions at higher education institutions and for further doctoral studies.

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. The degree also prepares interested students for candidacy in a doctoral program in Educational Leadership or Higher Education Administration. 

This degree may be completed with or without a thesis. Students seeking the M.A. in Higher Education Administration may also opt to pursue the Academic Advising Certificate or the Certificate in Higher Education Assessment and Institutional Research.

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
4
Total Program Credit Hours: 
30
Average Time to Degree: 
2 years

Visitation Program

No

Requirements

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