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 are updated for every semester and can be found on the HEA Course Schedule webpage. 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 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 526 - Career Counseling and the Psychology of Work
CEK 530 - Legal Issues in Higher Education
CEK 531 - Finance Issues in Higher Education
CEK 532 - Facilities Management in Higher Education
CEK 533 - Intercollegiate Athletics in Higher Education
CEK 534 - Philanthropy in American Higher Education
CEK 560 - Comparative University Systems
CEK 586 - Practicum
in Higher Education