Master of Science in Higher Education Administration Online

  • USD 15,084

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The accelerated Master of Science in Higher Education Administration program from Barry University focuses on key competencies for academic support roles at the management level in higher education. You will engage in individual, group, and organizational learning relevant to academic affairs, financial aid, admissions and enrollment management, student activities, residential life, institutional research, alumni relations, central administration, policy and government, and adult and continuing education.

In this 100 percent online Master of Science in Higher Education Administration program, you will study college student development, adult learning and motivation, the history of American higher education, administrative and legal issues, school and community relations, workplace diversity, career development, work group behavior, and more. An embedded practicum provides valuable field experience prior to earning your degree.

Our online coursework is taught by the same dedicated faculty who teach on campus. You can complete your degree in as few as 12 months.

Program Benefits

  • Project societal and political trends for the future of higher education and make necessary administrative decisions based upon this knowledge
  • Apply human relations and leadership skills in diagnosing and resolving conflict within the institution
  • Analyze major organizational models in order to choose structures and procedures relevant to higher education organizations
  • Apply appropriate change models to higher educational institutional settings
  • Design research methodologies applicable to administrative issues
  • Understand the role higher education has played, continues to play, and will play in American society


EDR 601: Methodology of Research


EDU 623: School and Community Relations


HED 601: Current Issues in Higher Education


HED 626: History of Higher Education


HED 630: Legal Issues & the College Student


HED 634: Administration of Higher Education


HED 646: Diversity and College Student Development


HED 648: Practicum in Higher Education


HRD 648: Team Dynamics


HRD 652: Advancing Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


HRD 653: Talent and Career Development


HRD 659: Adult and Organizational Learning



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