University of Washington

College of Education

Educational Policy, Organizations & Leadership

Leadership in Higher Education

Degrees: 
  • Ph D.
  • M. Ed.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Community College Leadership
  • Student Learning & Development

Contact

Mr. Christian Love
122G Miller Hall
Box 353600
Seattle, WA 98195

Program Statement

The Leadership in Higher Education (LHE) M.Ed. program is a tuition-based program designed to prepare multidimensional leaders through experiences integrating theory and practice. The program develops scholarly practitioners by establishing robust partnerships with community-based organizations and campus-based departments and programs. These partnerships provide field-based internships and exposure to deep content knowledge shared by higher education stakeholders. Theoretical coursework that focuses on real-world experience through the use of case studies and theory-to-practice class activities further support the scholar-practitioner training model. Additionally, coursework and internships build your ability to navigate complex higher education organizational structures, emphasizing the importance of relationships between the centrality of the student experience, organizational dynamics, and change. The program also prepares you for the demanding technological needs of current higher education delivery models and encourages you to stay current in technological systems and trends.

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

Visitation Program

Yes

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • GRE
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
Yes
Attendance: 
  • Full time
  • Part time
Program Delivery: 
  • In-person
Course Schedule: 
  • Evening
Thesis: 
No
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No