The Higher Education Administration Program is designed for individuals who seek advanced professional preparation for managing and administering programs and services in colleges and universities. This program emphasizes the acquisition of skills and knowledge needed to enter faculty positions in higher education departments. Students are not required to have received prior degrees in higher education to be admitted.
Applications are accepted for fall, spring, or summer admission and should be completed at least eight weeks prior to the desired start date. Application deadlines are available on the department's website.
Degree Requirements (66 hours)
The Ph.D. program requires a minimum of 66 credit hours beyond the Master's degree and is inclusive of the dissertation. Required coursework is shown below but does not include dissertation hours (HE 898) taken after coursework is complete. Pre-requisite courses are included.