The Higher Education Program offers two graduate certificates and two concentrations within the MA in interdisciplinary studies.
In collaboration with the Graduate School of Education, the Higher Education Program also offers a higher education specialization in the PhD in education.
Offered in cooperation with the College of Education and Human Development, this program prepares students for careers in higher education in either faculty or administrative positions. This doctoral program focuses on leadership, the scholarship of teaching and learning, administration, and assessment. The program’s multidisciplinary, graduate-level curriculum prepares individuals for positions of leadership in teaching, research, and administration at community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities around the globe. The program also prepares students for positions in associations, government agencies, and industries whose activities relates to our impact higher education.
This concentration prepares individuals for student affairs positions in colleges and universities or in associations and government agencies whose activities impact higher education.
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.
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.