Higher Education

Drexel University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
1007 USD/credit
1007 USD/credit
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In the Higher Education program of Drexel University provides a comprehensive overview of higher education, with an emphasis on meeting the diverse needs of traditional and nontraditional students, as well as stakeholders


The experiential curriculum of the Higher Education program of Drexel University  prepares you to navigate the entirety of the higher education field, from management to student development to recruitment. You will examine the ever-changing pressures, limitations and opportunities higher education professionals face every day in areas such as policies and practices, diversity and globalization, equity and access, legal and ethical issues, technological advancements, and risk management, and graduate ready to meet those challenges head-on. Whether you currently work in higher education and are looking to advance, or wish to transition into the field, this degree will prepare you to successfully lead in a higher education environment.

Optional Concentrations

  • Education Policy
  • Enrollment Management
  • Global and International Education
  • Learning Technologies and Instructional Design
  • Mind, Brain, and Learning
  • Student Development and Affairs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in Educational Contexts and Systems
  • Using and Integrating Learning Technologies
  • Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice in Education
  • Evidence-Based Evaluation
  • Foundations of Higher Education and Governance
  • Legal Issues and Ethics in Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)
  • Provisional admission may be granted with a GPA between 2.80 to 2.99

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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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Higher Education
Drexel University


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