Educational Leadership and Higher Education

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Higher Education Administration

Online * Engaging * Leading-Edge

As an established or emerging leader, you'll learn in-depth knowledge of all aspects of university life, preparing you for a lifetime of career success.

You'll be ready for a multitude of positions at colleges and universities worldwide. Plus you further refine your skills in the areas that most interest you.

Our program delivers an engaging and interactive learning experience that accommodates working professionals. You attend classes online, when it is convenient for you.

Online learning offers independence, but that doesn't mean that you're alone. Your instructors are available to answer questions and the University provides online resources to help you succeed. Plus, your classmates will be a source of professional support as you work toward your degree.  

Students come from across the country and around the world. Varied educational and professional backgrounds provide enriching and engaging discussions in which you learn with and from your peers. Gain a professional network and apply the breadth of knowledge immediately to your career.

Graduates have launched and advanced successful careers in a variety of higher education fields, including athletics, academic departments, administration, admissions, advising, career services, financial aid, health services, human resources, residential life, teaching, records and registration, multicultural resource centers, public relations, and student life and development.



  • Take courses 100 percent online when it’s convenient for you
  • Actively connect and engage with your professors and cohort online
  • Gain a practicum experience most relevant to your career goals and interested geographical location
  • Participate in an optional education-abroad experience in Italy
  • Gain employment and a lifetime of career advancement
  • Graduate assistantships available in various locations on campus
  • Apply knowledge immediately to the challenges you face as a professional
  • Select your own dissertation research topic within the field
  • No application fee for veterans or veteran's spouse or dependents.