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UToledo’s online master’s program in higher education helps individuals working in two- and four-year college settings prepare for more advanced roles.
The University of Toledo’s 100% online professional master’s degree program in higher education is geared toward professionals working in colleges and universities.
Our professional master's program offers a cohort focusing on higher education administration to help students develop a deeper understanding of two- and four-year colleges. It prepares them for higher-level positions in faculty, administration and staff roles.
Cohorts start every two years in the summer.
Flexibility. Distance learners in UToledo’s online master’s degree program take one eight-week course at a time as they complete the 30-credit-hour degree.
Financial support. Online students may apply for higher education, program-specific scholarships. Out-of-state students with a 2.75 undergraduate GPA are eligible for a scholarship that covers the out-of-state tuition surcharge.
Virtual information sessions. Register to learn more about UToledo’s higher education online graduate program.
Quality Matters. All UToledo higher education graduate faculty are Quality Matters-certified in online instruction.
Post-secondary education administrators work in colleges, universities, community colleges, and technical and trade schools; employment is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
The 30-credit hour program curriculum consists of a six-course core, followed by a four-course professional emphasis.
Higher Education Core
Professional Emphasis In Higher Education Administration
UToledo encourages our graduate students to present, write and publish. Funds are available to help pay for travel to conferences.
The certificate in Higher Education Administration is designed for students interested in studying institutional administration and higher education learning environments. The course focuses on the administration, governance and operation of institutions of higher education, as well as student growth and the creation of beneficial learning environments for all members of the academic community.
The certificate is a 12-semester hour program. It is available to students from any major, and courses may be included as part of a master's program with the approval of the faculty advisor. Coursework is completed online.