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Higher Education Administration

Sam Houston State University

12 months
20398 USD/year
20398 USD/year
10438 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration at Sam Houston State University prepares students for mid-level administrative and leadership positions at higher education institutions and for further doctoral studies.


The Higher Education Administration program at Sam Houston State University is designed to enhance career-related leadership and will focus on student services, academic affairs and student success, enrollment management, governance and organization of higher education, contemporary issues such as information technology, resource allocation, and other administrative functions. 

Learning outcomes

The degree also prepares interested students for candidacy in a doctoral program in Educational Leadership or Higher Education Administration.

This degree may be completed with or without a thesis. Students seeking the M.A. in Higher Education Administration may also opt to pursue the Academic Advising Certificate or the Certificate in Higher Education Assessment and Institutional Research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • History and Organization of Higher Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Resource Managemen
  • Assessment in Higher Education
  • Leadership in Higher Education
  • Research in Higher Education
  • Practicum in Instructional Leadership
  • Student Services in Higher Education
  • Diverse Student Populations
  • Academic Affairs in Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the Application (International) and pay the nonrefundable application fee of $75 in U.S. currency via MasterCard, American Express, VISA, Discover Card, money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • Submit official transcripts from all college coursework.
  • Submit the official credentials evaluation.
  • If transcripts are from a school outside of the U.S. the document must be translated and evaluated by a NACES accredited service or SDR Educational Consultants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10199 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10199 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5219 USD per semester during 12 months.


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