May 24, 2024  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration Concentration, MEd

The Master of Education in Higher Education Administration concentration will provide current and future leaders in higher education with up to date knowledge required to further understand the purpose, structure, governance and operation of various areas of leadership in higher education. The program will integrate real-life opportunities focused on the integration of research, theory and practice.

Graduates of this fully online BSU Master of Education in Higher Education Administration concentration will be prepared to excel in mid-level and leadership roles across the higher education spectrum. Positioned to analyze real-life problems encountered in their workplace, graduates will network with colleagues locally and world-wide in technology rich environments.

Admission Requirements

  • An online application is required with a $50 application fee.
  • A resumé must be included which demonstrates the applicant’s potential for leadership and academic achievement as evidenced by activities during his or her professional career or undergraduate studies.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work are required.
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from someone who can speak about your academic background) must be submitted.
  • A minimum undergaduate GPA of 2.75 is required based upon four years of course work or 3.0 based upon work completed during the junior and senior years.
  • A Personal Statement is required on how completion of this program will improve the student’s ability to excel in the higher education environment.
  • International students must provide proof of English proficiency, which can be met by submitting offiical TOEFL scores (or submit documentation they received an undergraduate or master’s degree from a college in which English was the only language of instruction).

Program of Study

Elective (3 credits)

Select a 500-level course from any graduate program in the College of Education and Health Sciences or as approved by program advisor.

Exit Requirement

All candidates must successfully pass the comprehensive examination as an exit requirement from the program. Please see the catalog section, Graduate Academic Policies, for additional information regarding comprehensive examinations.

Total minimum credits: 33