Higher Education Program

Higher Education Administration Certificate

The Higher Education program offers a 12-credit hour Certificate Program in Higher Education Administration

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Admission Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree granted by an accredited institution, with a minimum GPA of 2.7. Current graduate students must be in good academic standing, with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Official transcripts
  • A statement of purpose discussing the applicant's interest in the Certificate Program
  • A current resume
  • The applicant will be responsible for assembling these materials and submitting them to the College of Graduate Studies. Please use their electronic submission form, which can be found at: http://www.utoledo.edu/graduate/

Program Courses:

The 12-credit hours equal four courses that provide knowledge and understanding of the administration and functioning of institutions of higher education, and impart abilities needed by higher education professionals in their daily efforts to create learning environments for all members of the academic community. The four courses include:

  • HED 6510 American College Student
  • HED 6530 Theories of Student Development
  • HED 6640 Governance and Administration of Higher Education
  • HED 6730 Legal Aspects of Higher Education

For questions about the certificate program, please contact:

Dr. Snejana Slantcheva-Durst
Coordinator, Higher Education Master's Program
Department of School Psychology, Higher Education, and Counselor Education
Health and Human Services 1300
2801 W. Bancroft Street
Toledo OH 43606
(419) 530-5673



Last Updated: 6/26/15