Higher Education Administration

University of Louisville

M.A. Online
24 months
737 USD/credit
737 USD/credit
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Higher Education Administration from University of Louisville is the perfect degree for current university or college employees, as well as for those seeking employment in the higher ed industry.


Higher Education Administration from University of Louisville is perfect for those currently employed or seeking employment with a higher education institution, this degree provides you with deep knowledge and skills related to the practice and challenges within higher ed administration—preparing you for leadership roles in a university setting.


Graduates with a master’s degree in higher education can work in a wide variety of administrative positions in virtually all departments at both public and private colleges and universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Administration
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Policy and Equity
  • Sports Administration
  • Legal Issues in Postsecondary Education
  • Educational Resource Management in Postsecondary Education
  • Diversity in Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We admit students on a rolling basis. The preferred deadlines help you complete the application process on time.




36 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

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

  • Complete online graduate application
  • Submit $65 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work (have them sent directly to UofL)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 for unconditional admission (applicants with a lower GPA may obtain conditional admission)
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to the applicant's academic and/or professional capabilities and potential (not friends or family members)
  • Professional goals statement
  • English Proficiency
  • Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    737 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 737 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    737 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 737 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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 Administration
University of Louisville


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