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 working professionals with two years of experience in higher education. Students will take one online 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. 

Program OVERVIEW

The 30-credit hour program curriculum consists of a six-course core, followed by a four-course professional emphasis.

Higher Education Core

  • HED 6010 History of Higher Education
  • HED 6510 American College Student
  • HED 6640 Governance and Administration in Higher Education
  • HED 6570 Research in Higher Education
  • HED 6530 Theories of Student Development
  • HED 6770 Evaluation and Outcomes Assessment

Professional Emphasis in Higher Education Administration

  • HED 6730 Legal Aspects of Higher Education
  • HED 6750 Strategic Planning and Decision Making 
  • HED 6700 Finance of Higher Education
  • HED 6850 Critical Issues [focus on Higher Education Administration]

Cohort Course Schedule

Summer 2020 Session
Session II - HED 6570 Research in Higher Education

Fall 2020 Semester
First - HED 6010 History of Higher Education
Second - HED 6770 Evaluation and Outcomes Assessment 

Spring 2021 Semester
First - HED 6640 Goveranance and Administration
Second - HED 6510 American College Student

Summer 2021 Session
Session II - HED 6530 Theories of Student Development 

Fall 2021 Semester
First - HED 6730 Legal Aspects of Higher Education
Second - HED 6700 Finance of Higher Education

Spring 2022
First - HED 6750 Strategic Planning and Decision Making 
Second - HED 6850 Critical Issues (in Higher Education Administration)

Course Descriptions

Information sessions

We will conduct three virtual information sessions for this cohort in 2020 - January 14, February 4 and March 3 from noon to 1 p.m.  Register for one of these information sessions.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • A minimum of 2 years of full-time work experience in higher education or a related field 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 discussing your career goals in higher education.
  • 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.

ADMISSION INFORMATION

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.  

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

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
Ron.Opp@utoledo.edu
Last Updated: 5/17/19