Higher Education Program

Online Master's Program

Higher Education Administration Cohort

The UT Higher Education Program will be offering an online master's degree program focusing on Higher Education Administration, beginning summer 2020. This 30-credit hour program is designed for current higher education professionals, with students taking one eight-week course at a time over six semesters. All out-of-state students with a minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA are eligible for a scholarship that covers the out-of-state tuition surcharge. 

Cohort Courses

  • American College Student
  • Critical Issues (with a focus on Higher Education Administration)
  • Evaluation and Outcomes Assessment
  • Finance of Higher Education
  • Governance and Administration of Higher Education
  • History of Higher Education
  • Legal Issues in Higher Education
  • Research in Higher Education
  • Strategic Planning and Decision Making
  • Theories of Student Development

 Course Schedule

(Click Here for Course Descriptions) 

Information sessions

  • We will conduct three virtual information sessions for this cohort during the 2019-20 academic year -- November 5th, 2019February 4th, 2020, and March 3rd, 2020 from noon to 1 pm.  To register for one of these information sessions, please click here.


  • A minimum of 2 years of full-time work experience in higher education Is required.
  • A completed College of Graduate Studies admissions form.
  • A baccalaureate degree granted by an accredited institution, with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions previously attended.
  • A statement of purpose indicating your reasons for pursuing your master's degree online.
  • Two letters of reference from individuals who can speak knowledgeably about your ability to write at the graduate level.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.


The admissions deadline for the Higher Education Administration cohort is April 15, 2020.  The first class in this cohort will begin on June 15, 2020.  


Dr. Ron Opp - Program Coordinator
The University of Toledo
GH 1000H, MS 954
2801 W. Bancroft St
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: 419.530.2695
Fax: 419.530.4912
Last Updated: 3/7/19