Higher Education

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Degrees and Certificates

Graduate

DA in Community College Education

This degree prepares students for college teaching through coursework in higher education pedagogy and in a knowledge area to further their disciplinary expertise.

Community College Teaching concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

The concentration in community college teaching qualifies students to teach entry-level courses in rapidly growing fields at community colleges. In addition, it may be an appropriate graduate credential for some faculty currently teaching in community colleges.

Higher Education concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

This concentration prepares individuals for student affairs positions in colleges and universities or in associations and government agencies whose activities impact higher education.

Graduate Certificate in College Teaching

This certificate is for graduate students planning a career in post-secondary education. It offers courses that develop pedagogical skills, explore pedagogical assessment or scholarship, and enhance the use of technology in instruction.

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

This certificate is for students who are planning or enhancing a career in administrative positions in higher education. The certificate provides core knowledge of administrative processes in the context of higher education institutions.