Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Banner Code: LA-CERG-HEDA

The certificate is designed for individuals who are planning or enhancing a career in a broad range of administrative positions in higher education institutions. The certificate will provide core knowledge for administrative processes in the context of higher education institutions.

This certificate program qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on program requirements and courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes. Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Core Courses

Choose 9 credits from the following: 9
Student Development Theory
Assessment and Program Evaluation in Higher Education
History of Higher Education
Organization and Administration in Higher Education
Total Credits 9


Choose 9 credits of electives from the following: 9
The Community College
Cultural Pluralism in Higher Education
Research Methods in Higher Education
Finance and Fiscal Management in Higher Education
Introduction to Helping Skills
Organization and Administration of Student Affairs
College Students Today
Other HE courses, when relevant, with approval of director or advisor
Total Credits 9