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Higher Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Master of Science in Higher Education with an Emphasis in Higher Education Administration from Texas A&M University–Commerce provides students with a basic foundation in the discipline of Higher Education and is designed to prepare entry-level administrators for positions in colleges and universities.  

The program includes nine courses (27 sem. hrs.) in Higher Education (the major) and three electives (9 hrs.).  Students select these electives, with the assistance of the student's adviser, from the departments on campus that offer graduate coursework in disciplines that complement the coursework in the major.

The Master of Science in Higher Education with an Emphasis in Higher Education Teaching provides students with the basic requirements for teaching and is designed to prepare faculty for positions in higher education.The program includes six courses (18 hrs.) in the major (Higher Education) and six courses (18 hrs.) in a teaching field outside the department.  

Students select this teaching field, with the assistance of the student's adviser, from the departments on campus that offer graduate coursework in disciplines typically taught in the region's community colleges.

  • The courses for this program are available only online (no face-to-face courses).  This program is not available to international students. 

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Secondary Sch Curriculum
  • American Community College
  • Community College Curriculum
  • Higher Ed & Law
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Introduction to Higher Education
  • Analysis of Teaching in Higher Education
  •  Issues in Adult and Development Education
  • Independent Study

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic student applications are accepted throughout the year.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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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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General Requirements

Requirements:
  • Application plus fee is 50$ for domestic students and 75 for international ones.
  • All official transcripts: bachelor's degree, including all transcripts, used towards a bachelor's degree; any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).
  • Official GRE/GMAT Scores. 
  • Bank statement from the sponsor. Must reflect a balance of at least $26,024.82 USD and must be less than 1 year old[.
  • Official sponsor statement
  • English Proficiency: Official TOEFL (IBT at least 79, or CBT at least 213, or PBT at least 550). Scores must be less than 2 years old, or
  • IELTS (at least overall 6.00 band), scores must be less than 2 years old.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14174 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6578 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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