Take the Lead
Whether working in student affairs, academic affairs or college/university operations, the Higher Education Administration (HEA) program provides current and emerging
professionals with the expertise they need to become leaders in the field.
Our diverse HEA curriculum aligns with ACPA and NASPA professional competencies. Each
course combines theory and practice, so students can immediately start applying the
concepts they are learning to enhance their performance in their job or internship.
Earn Your Degree in 16 Months
We schedule courses in five terms per year, so whether you plan to pursue your degree
full-time, part-time or one-class-at-a-time, you'll find it easy to get the classes
you need when you want them. With proper planning, full-time students can earn their
master's degree in as few as 16 months; part-time students can finish in about two
years. View Sample Schedules
Flexible Scheduling: Online, On-campus – or Both*
Stony Brook University has been a leader in online learning for over 20 years. Our
HEA program is taught by experienced faculty who are skilled in online instruction
– including synchronous, asynchronous and hybrid formats. Students can choose to complete
the program 100% online, or combine online and on-campus learning experiences.
*For Spring 2022, most courses will be held online. For additional information, contact the program.
Three Program Options; Multiple Opportunities
About Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University appears in the top 80 of public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It is accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and
the programs are fully approved by the New York State Education Department for online
Stony Brook University/SUNY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and