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About

The Higher Education Administration program of The University of Texas at San Antonio is designed to teach students to recognize and tackle the unique problems within colleges and universities. 

Overview

Basic Degree Information/Description

Many postsecondary institutions in the greater San Antonio area recruit graduates with master's degrees for leadership positions in admissions, career planning and placement, commuter student services, counseling services, financial aid, judicial affairs, multicultural services, orientation programs, residence life/housing, student activities, early intervention programs, and community outreach. The Higher Education Administration program of The University of Texas at San Antonio prepares practitioners for positions in higher education and student affairs administration at the post-secondary level. The program includes an integration of classroom-based academic learning and field-based experiential learning. 

Why pursue an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration?

  • We keep in mind that many of our graduate students work full time, therefore, all of our courses are after 5:00 PM during the Spring and Fall Semesters and are located at both the 1604 and downtown campuses.
  • During their last semester in the program, our Higher Education Administration students take an Internship Course. This course allows students to establish connections with departments in other areas of the university and broaden their knowledge of higher education systems.
  • Our faculty care about our students' educational and professional growth. Each student is assigned a faculty advisor with whom they meet to ensure they are successfully matriculating through the program. Through these meetings, faculty members are able to establish personal relationships with their students.

Career Options Available for an M.Ed. Higher Education Administration Graduate

Master of Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration: Assistant Director of Student Relations, Resident Director, Academic Advisor, Program Manager, Student Development Specialist, Financial Aid Advisor, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Issues in Higher Education
  • History of American Higher Education
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs
  • College Student Development
  • Partnerships for College Readiness and Success
  • Higher Education Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study
  • A completed a Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America
  • A resume showing at least one year of experience in student affairs or a related field
  • A statement of purpose of one to two pages is required that provides (1) the applicant’s reasons for pursuing a master’s degree with a concentration in higher education administration, (2) a biographical sketch of the applicant’s experiences relevant to higher education administration, and (3) career plans after obtaining a master’s degree with a concentration in higher education administration.
  • English language proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27310 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27310 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9362 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9362 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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