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Higher Education Administration

University of Kansas

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
19826 USD/year
18833 USD/year
8151 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master's degree in Higher Education Administration at University of Kansas is primarily designed for individuals preparing for administrative careers in higher education. The program consists of 36 credit hours of integrated courses and hands-on experiences - all of which can be completed in two years.

Overview

The Higher Education Administration graduate program at University of Kansas allows students to extend and apply their knowledge of colleges and universities, and to gain relevant experience in higher education administration. Graduate students will learn from expert scholars and practitioners, as well as fellow classmates, who bring diverse leadership experiences to the higher education administration program at KU.Students admitted to the Master’s degree program are required to obtain a graduate assistantship at KU (or another local higher education institution). Students typically work between 20-30 hours per week, and receive in-state tuition, health insurance, and a stipend as a part of their assistantship at KU.

Benefits of the program include:

  • No GRE Requirement – Emphasis for admission eligibility is based on prior academic record, your professional/personal recommendations and writing samples – rather than a standardized test score.
  • True Cohort Experience – Newly admitted students in KU’s Higher Education Administration program will join a small community or cohort of diverse and exciting fellow students each year.
  • Engaged Faculty with Diverse Scholarly Interests - KU’s faculty members teaching in the Higher Education Administration program are very active in national organizations, research and service in the field.
  • Assistantships Partnership – KU’s Higher Education Administration program allows students to participate in a campus-wide collaborative program that places graduate students in various assistantships positions.
  • Internship Opportunities - As a course elective, students can choose to participate in self-designed for-credit internship experience that complements the learning process.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Higher Education Administration
  • The College Student
  • Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
  • Higher Education in the United States
  • Understanding Research in Education
  • Assessment & Program Evaluation in Higher Education
  • Research on College Students
  • Theory into Practice in Higher Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regular admission requires a bachelor’s degree and a grade-point average (GPA) of at least a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or a foreign university with substantially equivalent bachelor’s degree requirements. 
  • If you are an international applicant, we strongly encourage you to complete the application process well in advance of stated deadlines, in order to ensure adequate time for processing of visa-related paperwork.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19826 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19826 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18833 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18833 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8151 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8151 USD per year and a duration of 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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