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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.
The master's program has a general higher education administration focus. Our goal is to prepare you for entry- and mid-level positions in administration and professional staff roles.
The 100% online master’s program in higher education has rolling admissions and can be completed in six semesters. You may begin the program at any point in the course rotation. Seven-week courses are offered back-to-back. Students who work full time typically take two courses per semester.
Students who have no prior experience in higher education must take a practicum course to gain additional work experience in a college or university setting.
Learn more about the program, admissions, requirements, plan of study and tuition.
Program Details Tuition and Fees
Flexibility. Online courses allow you to continue working and study when it's convenient for you.
Administrative focus. Our broad, general focus prepares you for diverse higher education entry- and mid-level positions.
Professional development opportunities.
Virtual program community. We hold monthly virtual events to engage our online students and for you to get to know each other.
Higher Education Student Association (HESA). Join our organization to network and grow personally and professionally with other higher education students.
Caring faculty. Work one-on-one with faculty who are experts in their fields.
Resources for online students. As a UToledo online student, you’ll have access to technical support, virtual tutoring, library services and more resources to help you navigate courses. We’re here to help through any situation.
Post-secondary education administrators work in colleges, universities, community colleges, and technical and trade schools. Employment is projected to grow 8 percent from 2020 to 2030, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic's Occupational Outlook Handbook.
UToledo encourages our graduate students to present, write, and publish their own independent research. Funds are available to help pay for travel to conferences. The Russel Center Scholarship is geared to support the research activity of all students in the program.
The certificate in Higher Education Administration is designed for students interested in studying institutional administration and higher education learning environments but who don't want to complete a master's degree.
Courses focus on:
The certificate is a 12 credit-hour program. It is available to students from any major. Courses may be included as part of a master's program with the approval of the faculty advisor. All coursework is completed online.
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