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Master with Higher Education Administration Emphasis

Master in ELPS, Higher Education Administration Emphasis

The department offers the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. In addition to core courses in K-16 educational leadership and policy, two distinct emphases are available: Higher Education Administration and Principal Certificate. All Master programs are composed of a K-16 core set of courses and a set of specialized courses in each emphasis area. Contact our program advisers for more questions about coursework.

The Higher Education Emphasis

The higher education emphasis prepares students to pursue a career in colleges and universities or the many organizations that study, support, or address higher education-related issues. The ELPS department works collaboratively with campus administrative offices. Students may also seek graduate assistant opportunities in areas such as student affairs and housing.

Students take courses in higher education administration, law, and history and become informed consumers of research. Graduates find employment in many areas of higher education, including but not limited to:

  • Student affairs
  • Housing
  • Financial aid
  • Institutional research and technology

Contact Dr. Maria Trache ( for more information.

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