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Higher Education Administration, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , OH,
Our master's degree program in higher education administration is designed to prepare you for a variety of academic and non-academic positions in higher education. The core curriculum provides the foundation you gain expertise as you complete a practicum and a culminating scholarly project placing you directly in the discourse community.

About

  • You'll be ready to lead and learn throughout your career. In addition, our flexible program offers evening classes to accommodate your busy schedule.We are dedicated to developing human service practitioners committed to promoting individual and community growth. Our department embraces the university's Catholic and Marianist tradition and the School of Education & Health Sciences's conceptual framework: Building Learning Communities through Critical Reflection.
    • The University of Dayton Department of Counselor Education & Human Services is committed to providing equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical disability or mental disability (unless the disability is essential to the practice of counseling), or identification as a disabled veteran.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Perspectives in Higher Education
  • Student Development's Role in Learning
  • Learning in Community
  • Leadership in College & University Environment
  • Research & Evaluation in Human Services
  • Administration & Organization in Higher Education
  • Finance in Higher Education
  • Law & Ethics in Higher Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Applicants to the higher education administration program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:

  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  • A personal statement.
  • Results from the GRE or MAT are required for applicants with an undergraduate grade-point average below 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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