Higher Education Administration

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Charlotte

Why Higher Education Administration?

The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration provides participants with an understanding of managerial, operational and strategic concepts that lead to effective administration.

The Higher Education Administration Certificate is designed to provide participants with an overall understanding of managerial concepts as well as the operational and strategic concepts that lead to effective administration. This program is best suited for individuals seeking mid-to-senior level administrative roles and individuals interested in transitioning from industry and other organizations into academia.


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Unique Features

  • Program suited for individuals seeking mid-to-senior level administrative roles and individuals interested in transitioning into academia
  • Credits may be applied toward the Master of Education, Higher Education Administration Concentration

Career Outlook

The effective administration of higher education institutions has never been so critical than at this time. Consider:

  • European and Asian universities are ascending in quality; increasing as market forces
  • The electronic delivery of education is escalating, creating new pedagogy and delivery models

To meet these challenges, as well as changing demographics, financial concerns, and legal and policy requirements, administrators and leaders in higher education need to be increasingly sophisticated and knowledgeable.


What you'll study

General Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration Core Requirements
EDU 6201 - The Landscape of Higher Education
4.00
EDU 6202 - Faculty, Curriculum, and Academic Community
4.00
EDU 6203 - Education Law, Policy, and Finance
4.00

Elective

Complete one of the following:

EDU 6520 - Learning and the Brain: Translating Research into Practice
4.00
EDU 6319 - How People Learn
4.00
EDU 6332 - Open Learning
4.00
EDU 6330 - Digital Media Literacy
4.00
EDU 6558 - Issues in Education
1.00 - 4.00

Did You Know?

Higher education job growth for administrators is expected to grow by 19% by 2020.

Options

The Master of Education program has 5 concentrations, so students can choose courses that are highly tailored and relevant to their professional goals. 

Average Time to Completion

1-2 Years

Commitment

Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

No