Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

Core Courses
EDUC 5101Critical Understanding of Social Science Research3
HIED 5101Introduction to Higher Education3
HIED 5102Administration of Higher Education3
HIED 5103Access and Equity in Higher Education3
HIED 5104College Students and Development Theory3
Concentration Courses9
Select the courses identified for the chosen concentration:
Access and Success
HIED 5201
Diversity Issues in Higher Education
HIED 5202
Higher Education Economics and Finance
HIED 5203
Getting into College: Strategic Enrollment Management
Institutional Effectiveness
AOD 5535
Organizational Assessment, Design and Strategy
EDUC 5325
Introduction to Statistics and Research
HIED 5301
Planning and Assessment in Higher Education
Student Affairs Leadership
CPSY 5698
Counseling Psychology Laboratory I
HIED 5201
Diversity Issues in Higher Education
HIED 5401
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Elective 13
Capstone Course
HIED 9995Master's Capstone in Higher Education3
Total Credit Hours30
1

One elective is taken to fulfill the requirements for the M.Ed. in Higher Education. The elective must be selected from the lists presented below.

Students may select any course listed in the Free Elective List or the Advisor's Permission List below to fulfill the required 3-credit elective, except for any course already required as part of their chosen concentration.

Free Elective List

EPSY 8985
Teaching in Higher Education
HIED 5201
Diversity Issues in Higher Education 1,2
HIED 5202
Higher Education Economics and Finance 1
HIED 5203
Getting into College: Strategic Enrollment Management 1
HIED 5301
Planning and Assessment in Higher Education 3
HIED 5401
Student Affairs in Higher Education 2
HIED 5801
Gender Issues in Education
HIED 5802
Leadership in Higher Education
HIED 5803
Law and Policy in Higher Education
HIED 5804
The Community College
1

Cannot be selected by students in the Access and Success concentration.

2

Cannot be selected by students in the Student Affairs Leadership concentration.

3

Cannot be selected by students in the Institutional Effectiveness concentration.

Advisor's Permission List

AOD 5515
Conflict Resolution in Education
AOD 5524
Sociocultural Dynamics
AOD 5535
Organizational Assessment, Design and Strategy 1
CPSY 5492
Theories of Counseling Psychology
CPSY 5526
Multicultural Counseling
CPSY 5571
Introduction to Counseling Psychology
CPSY 5698
Counseling Psychology Laboratory I 2
EDUC 5262
Introduction to Qualitative Research
EDUC 5325
Introduction to Statistics and Research 1
EPSY 5529
Tests and Measurements
EPSY 8625
Intermediate Educational Statistics
URBE 5515
Service Learning and Community Development
URBE 5516
School-Community Partnerships in Urban Settings
1

Cannot be selected by students in the Institutional Effectiveness concentration.

2

Cannot be selected by students in the Student Affairs Leadership concentration.

Culminating Events:
Capstone Course:
Students complete HIED 9995 Master's Capstone in Higher Education as their culminating event.