The program will prepare you for entry-level and advanced leadership positions in technical, community, colleges and universities in academic affairs, student affairs, and administrative affairs. With your graduate degree, you have more choices and opportunities that allow you to change or advance your career, increase your competence in the field, make more money, and make a better life for you and your family. Your degree provides you with a competitive advantage when seeking employment opportunities around the world.
You will find leadership careers in athletics, academic departments, admissions, advising, career services, financial aid, health services, human resources, residential life, teaching, records and registration, multicultural resource centers, public relations, student life and development, and so much more.
*Ewert, S. (Feb. 2012). What It’s Worth: Field of Training and Economic Status in 2009. U.S. Census Bureau. P70-129. Retrieved from http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/p70-129.pdf
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Postsecondary Education Administrators, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/postsecondary-education-administrators.htm (visited June 23, 2015).
***National Association of Colleges and Employers, Job Outlook 2015, on the Internet at: https://www.umuc.edu/upload/NACE-Job-Outlook-2015.pdf (visited June 23, 2015)
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