MEd in Higher Education Leadership & Administration
Jones International University'sŪ Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration program is designed for education professionals interested in gaining the skills required to lead and manage educational organizations. Read more about the Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration program here.
Official Program Name:
Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration
School Offering Program:
Jones International University® (JIU®)
Students considering Jones International University's Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration program should hold a teaching license and may have some experience working in a school or classroom setting. All applicants to Jones International University's master's programs must have already earned a bachelor degree; however, some programs may have additional requirements.
Students enrolled in the program will have the chance to learn management skills and strategic planning methods related to the field of higher education. Through specialized coursework, students will have the opportunity to develop a profound understanding of organizational leadership, business management and strategic planning. While learning about educational management, students will learn how to apply research skills to design, develop, and improve learning programs. Students will also have the chance to study the social factors that have shaped history of higher education all over the world.
Total Credits Required:
Financial aid may be available to eligible students. The university's Financial Aid Office assists students in finding and receiving the fullest benefits package available to them.
Required Courses for a Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration:
Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Jones International University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
Orientation Course (1 credit)
- JIU 101: Orientation-Successful Online Learning
Education Core Courses (18 credits)
- EDU 522: Research Methods: Improving Learning Organizations
- EDU 542: Strategic Planning for Educators
- EDU 544: Business Management for Learning Organizations
- EDU 630: Needs Assessment for Learning Environments
- EDU 653: Assessment Strategies to Improve Adult Learning
- EDU 681: Adult Learning Theory
Higher Education Leadership and Administration Courses (9 credits)
- EDU 682: Public Policy and Higher Education
- EDU 683: Successful Leadership in Higher Education Administration
- EDU 684: The Future of Higher Education
Capstone Course (1credit)
- EDU 669: Capstone: The Professional Adult Educator
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates of Jones International University's Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration program could pursue doctoral degrees related to education leadership. A doctoral degree program could help graduates learn more advanced management strategies and research methods.
After completing the Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Administration program, graduates could pursue entry- and mid-level administrative positions in colleges and universities. Graduates may also use their leadership and management skills to run their own businesses.
Entry-level positions that graduates could pursue include:
- School Administrator
- Curriculum Developer
- College Professor
- Learning Center Director
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.
Still have questions?
Complete this form to request more info and get your answers & advice.