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
Diversity Issues in Higher Education
Higher Education Economics and Finance
Getting into College: Strategic Enrollment Management
Institutional Effectiveness
Organizational Assessment, Design and Strategy
Introduction to Statistics and Research
Planning and Assessment in Higher Education
Student Affairs Leadership
Fundamental Counseling Techniques
Diversity Issues in Higher Education
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Elective 13
Capstone Course
HIED 9995Master's Capstone in Higher Education3
Total Credit Hours30

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

Teaching in Higher Education
Diversity Issues in Higher Education 1,2
Higher Education Economics and Finance 1
Getting into College: Strategic Enrollment Management 1
Planning and Assessment in Higher Education 3
Student Affairs in Higher Education 2
Gender Issues in Education
Leadership in Higher Education
Law and Policy in Higher Education
The Community College

Advisor's Permission List

Conflict Resolution in Education
Sociocultural Dynamics
Organizational Assessment, Design and Strategy 1
Theories of Counseling Psychology
Multicultural Counseling
Introduction to Counseling Psychology
Fundamental Counseling Techniques 2
Introduction to Qualitative Research
Introduction to Statistics and Research 1
Tests and Measurements
Intermediate Educational Statistics
Service Learning and Community Development
School-Community Partnerships in Urban Settings

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