The program prepares professionals 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.
Leadership careers can be found in athletics, academic departments, admissions, advising, career services, financial aid, 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 March 17, 2014).
***On January 9, 2006, a labor market analysis was conducted by Bruce Steuernagel, Labor Market Analyst for MnSCU. These are the projected employment and job openings for post-secondary administrators from 2002-2012.