Fall 2014 Cohort in St. Cloud
Future Cohort Locations:
Fall 2015 Cohort in Maple Grove
Fall 2016 Cohort in St. Cloud
*Location is subject to change
Discover Universities in the European context
through an education abroad course in Italy
The Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration is 72 credits in length. Up to 12 master's credits may be applied toward elective credits upon approval.
|Academic Year||Fall Semester||Spring Semester||Summer Semester|
HIED 800 (3 cr.)
HIED 810 (3 cr.)
HIED 801 (3 cr.)
HIED 809 (3 cr.)
HIED 806 (3 cr.)
HIED 804 (3 cr.)
HIED 812 (3 cr.)
HIED 899 (3 cr.)
|Year Four||HIED 899 (6 cr.)||HIED 899 (3 cr.)|
Core Courses (30 credits)
These courses must be taken by all students. The sequencing of those courses is determined by the program faculty. Students must take the core courses in the sequence provided unless changes are approved by the program advisor.
HIED 800 3 credits U.S. Higher Education
HIED 801 3 credits College and University Leadership
HIED 803 3 credits Community Building
HIED 804 3 credits Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education
HIED 805 3 credits Budgeting and Finance in Higher Education
HIED 806 3 credits Higher Education Law
HIED 810 3 credits Organizational Theory in Higher Education Administration
HIED 813 or HIED 823 3 credits Advanced Issues in Academic Affairs/Student Affairs
HIED 820 3 credits The College Student
HIED 830 3 credits Planning and Change in Higher Education
Research/Dissertation Courses (21 credits)
These courses must be taken by all students. The sequencing of those courses is determined by the program faculty. Students must take the research courses in the sequence provided unless changes are approved by the program advisor. Students will work with their program advisor to determine the sequence of HIED 899 dissertation coursework.
HIED 807 3 credits Research Design and Assessment in Higher Education
HIED 808 3 credits Quantitative Research Methods
HIED 809 3 credits Qualitative Research Methods
HIED 899 12 credits Dissertation
Professional/Interdisciplinary Electives (9 to 21 credits)
Students take 21 credits of elective courses. Up to 12 master's credits may be applied toward elective credits upon approval. Specific courses will be identified in consultation with your advisor.
HIED 790 3 credits Critical Issues in Italian Higher Education (Course Taken in Italy)
HIED 812 3 credits Curriculum and the Academic Program in Higher Education
HIED 814 3 credits Governance and Policy Development in Higher Education
HIED 821 3 credits College Student Development Theory
HIED 822 3 credits Organization and Administration of Student Affairs
HIED 880 3 credits Dissertation Proposal Development
Additional courses inside or outside of the Higher Education Administration program that support the student's career goals. Specific courses will be identified in consultation with your advisor.
For information about courses, please visit the Course Descriptions.