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Higher Education Administration, M.Sc.

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The MS in Higher Education Administration prepares you for an exciting career in higher education. This 36 credit hour program will develop your knowledge base and skill set for leadership roles in higher education.

About

Throughout our master's program, you will be introduced to areas such as organizational learning, governance, research, and student development within the context of post-secondary education, vis-à-vis current issues such as, access, accountability, student demographics, and internationalization.

Barry University is one of the largest Catholic universities in the Southeast and was recognized as one of “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes magazine in 2013 for the third consecutive year. What’s more, Barry University was ranked 16th in the nation for Campus Ethnic Diversity by U.S. News and World Report. All of this means that not only can you expect to receive the best possible education, but the rewards will follow long after you leave Barry.

A Barry education fosters individual and communal transformation where learning leads to knowledge and truth, reflection leads to informed action, and a commitment to social justice leads to collaborative service. As a Barry student, you’ll find a nurturing campus that helps to make sure that your time at Barry is a successful one.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Student Affairs
  • Admissions and Enrollment Management
  • Institutional Advancement
  • Institutional Research
  • Alumni Relations
  • Central Administration
  • Policy and Government
  • Research and Consulting firms related to Higher Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • 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:

    79

    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: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

  • Statement of Purpose(Your statement of purpose should include (a) your reasons for selecting Barry University; (b) your professional plans upon completion of your degree; and (c) any information that you believe will help in the evaluation of your application.)
  • Transcripts (from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university)
    • Arrange for official, sealed transcripts from all postsecondary institutions you have attended to be sent to Barry University.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Entrance exam: GRE or MAT(waived if GPA is above 3.0)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
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  • National

    990 USD/credit
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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