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UToledo’s online master’s program in higher education is designed for professionals already working in two- and four-year college settings, as well as individuals interested in starting administrative or professional staff careers in these settings.
The University of Toledo’s 100% online master’s degree program in higher education is geared toward professionals working in colleges and universities and individuals interested in pursuing careers in these settings.
Our master's program offers a cohort focusing on higher education administration to help students develop a deep understanding of two- and four-year colleges. It prepares them for entry- and mid-level positions in administration and professional staff roles.
Cohorts start every year in the fall. Students without full-time work experience take a practicum course to gain work experience in a college or university near them.
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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. Out-of-state students pay a surcharge of just $5 per credit hour.
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 10 courses.
UToledo encourages our graduate students to present, write and publish. Funds are available to help pay for travel to conferences.
Master’s students complete a capstone — a research-based thesis or an electronic portfolio. Past thesis titles have included:
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. All coursework is completed online.