Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration
The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration is a 30-credit program that can be taken after completing a bachelor’s, master’s, or other advanced degree. It is the appropriate degree for someone who wishes to work in the higher education field in a student affairs or administration capacity—either working directly with students or in a service-related or administrative department.
Current and upcoming course offerings can be found at http://www.stonybrook.edu/spd/graduate/hea.html. For details on scheduling, course load, format and other important information please review the Higher Education Curriculum.
Core Courses - 15 credits. The following 5 courses are required.
CEK 501 - Foundations of Higher Education Administration
CEK 502 - Survey of College Student Development Theory
CEK 503 - Leadership in Higher Education
CEK 504 - Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
CEK 595 - Project Seminar
Electives - 15 credits. Select at least 5 courses from the list below.
CEK 520 - Advising and Counseling in Higher Education
CEK 521 - Diversity and Higher Education
CEK 522 - Crisis Management and Prevention in Higher Education
CEK 523 - Student Affairs Administration
CEK 524 - Enrollment Management
CEK 525 - The Contemporary Undergraduate
CEK 530 - Legal Issues in Higher Education
CEK 531 - Finance Issues in Higher Education
CEK 532 - Facilities Management
CEK 540 - Critical Issues in Higher Ed
CEK 586 - Practicum
in Higher Education
CEI 585 - Principles of Adult Learning