This concentration prepares students for an administration role at a college or university. Through coursework in higher education, students are prepared for leading in a variety of areas.

All courses are 4 credits unless otherwise noted.

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Higher Education Requirements (38-40 credits)

M.Ed. Core Classes (12 credits)

All M.Ed. candidates are required to take the following:

  • EDU 5060 Foundations of Education (4 credits)
  • EDU 5240 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research (4 credits)
  • EDU 5250 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research (4 credits)
  • EDU 5990 Master’s Degree Capstone Completion (0 credits)
Choose one (2-4 credits)
  • EDU 5550 Master’s Degree Capstone Experience (4 credits)
  • EDU 5950 Master’s Comprehensive Exam (2 credits)
Take all (24 credits)
  • EDU 5010 Organizational Management in Educational Settings (4 credits)
  • EDU 5020 School Finance (4 credits)
  • EDU 5030 Evidence-Based Decision-Making (4 credits)
  • EDU 5065 History and Governance of Higher Education (4 credits)
  • EDU 5066 Student Development Theory (4 credits)
  • EDU 5160 Professionalism and Leadership in Today’s Schools (4 credits)