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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Develop leadership vision and management skills with the Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Leadership Studies. This 100% online program takes a generalist approach that prepares you to work anywhere in higher education.
This program is designed to give you an in-depth study of the history, structure, organization, and administration of colleges and universities globally. Learn about the contemporary higher education system, including student development, finance, policies, and legal issues, as well as how to lead from within it through real-world experience and courses taught by practitioners.
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Dr. Robert Seal Department: Educational Leadership and Professional StudiesPosition: Professor
Dr. Darlene Russell Department: Educational Leadership and Professional StudiesPosition: Professor
Dr. Hilary WilderDepartment: Educational Leadership and Professional StudiesPosition: Professor Emerita
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