Educational Leadership and Higher Education

HIED Mission

Higher Education Administration Program Mission

The mission of the Higher Education Administration applied doctoral program is to prepare higher education professionals for entry-level and advanced leadership positions in a diverse array of post-secondary institutions.

The program is driven by a commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, leadership development and understanding of the role the academy plays in a global society for creating and distributing knowledge.

Program Dispositions and Competencies

You'll develop both deep disciplinary knowledge and advanced professionals skills and dispositions that support successful careers in higher education and student affairs. The program utilizes the standards developed by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) as its benchmark for professional competencies assessment.

It's Time - Strategic Vision of St. Cloud State

It's Time to recognize, celebrate and build upon St. Cloud State University’s institutional innovation, forward-thinking research, innovations in teaching, and overall academic excellence as we identify new ways to serve the students of today and the future.

As a leader in technology and innovation, St. Cloud State constantly searches for the best ways to educate and engage our students.

When you graduate from St. Cloud State, you will be prepared to:

Connect with SCSU