The 30-credit Master's degree in Higher Education Administration at William Paterson University is an advanced and in-depth study of the history, structure, organization and administration of colleges and universities in the United States. The program is designed to enhance the professional and career development of current and future managers, leaders and executives within institutions of higher education.
This general practitioner-focused track within the Higher Education Administration program is a competitive option for students seeking to advance their careers in higher education administration across a wide range of administrative offices.
During the capstone course for all concentrations, students carry out a research project in a higher education workplace setting which allows them to demonstrate the practical application of higher education administration theory. Students will also develop a professional e-portfolio aligned with the Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners developed by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) .
In addition to the University’s admission requirements:
August 1st: Fall semester*International students are advised to apply by:April 1st: Fall (September intake)Non-degree status not available.
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