Higher Education Program

Master's Program Course Requirements

 Course Schedule (36 graduate credit hours):

  • CORE Requirements:

    • HED 6010 History of Higher Education
    • HED 6640 Governance and Administration
    • HED 6530 Theories of Student Development
    • HED 6940 Master's Practicum*

    LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS: Choose 3

    • HED 6770 Evaluations and Outcomes Assessment
    • HED 6410 College & University Curriculum
    • HED 6510 American College Student
    • HED 6850 Critical Issues in HED
    • HED 6810 Women in HED
    • HED 6120 International Education

    INSTITUTIONAL ADMINISTRATION: Choose 2

    • HED 6730 Legal Aspects of HED
    • HED 6520 Organization & Management of Student Affairs
    • HED 6700 Finance of Higher Education
    • HED 6790 Managing College and University Personnel

    DIVERSITY AND MULTICULTURALISM: Choose 1

    • HED 5910 Diversity Beginnings
    • HED 5960 Diversity in Practice
    • HED 5970 Diversity Advancement
    • HED 6540 Advising Diverse Students

    RESEARCH: Choose 1

    • HSHS 6000 Research

    CULMINATING EXPERIENCE: Choose 1

    • HED 6980 Master's Capstone Seminar
    • HED 6960 Master's Thesis

*The Practicum Seminar is comprised of 2 components: 1) 10 hours of coursework (or 4 class meetings during the semester) culminating in the completion of one or two projects, and 2) practicum experience hours (100 hours in one unit) – detailed guidelines are available here. The practicum experience hours can be waived for full-time employees of a college or university (upon documented proof).

HED Program 2-year Course Rotation

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Last Updated: 2/22/18