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Higher Education

University of Redlands

24 months
770 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
770 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
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The Higher Education master's degree program from the University of Redlands is designed for people pursuing careers in colleges and universities. 

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Key facts:

  • The program at University of Redlands prepares students to work in post-secondary institutions through exposure to the social, cultural, and organizational contexts of higher education, theories of leadership and student development, and discussion of current issues. Students develop the skills to practice informed decision-making in their roles as higher education professionals and the program embraces a social justice approach to professional practice. The program also provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue doctoral work.
  • The Master's in Higher Education degree develops a deep understanding of the theoretical framework behind higher education through a curriculum that centers on technical skills and social justice. In addition to the courses, one would expect to see in higher education and student affairs programs, students take a required course on the representations and use of popular culture and media related to higher education and student affairs. Elective courses also include classes such as Sexuality and Gender in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Addressing Challenges in Higher Education and Student Affairs, and Intergroup Dialogue in Higher Education and Student Affairs. 
  •  The program offers two tracks: Higher Education and Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs. The Higher Education track focuses on organization, leadership, and assessment. The Student Affairs track examines campus cultures, support services, and student development theories.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Higher Education in the United States 
  • Student Affairs 
  • Educational Inquiry
  • Law, Policy and Finance in Higher Education
  • Organizational Theory & Leadership in H.E.
  • Diversity and Higher Education
  • Working with College Students

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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36 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application 
  • Evidence of a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution 
  • Evidence of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA or an approved petition 
  • One (1) official transcript issued by the Registrar of each institution attended, sent directly to the Office of Graduate and Professional Enrollment.  
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from faculty or professionals who know your work 
  • Personal Statement: Essay of 500 words describing personal experience and interests in relationship to higher education and/or student affairs.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 770 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 770 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Redlands

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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