M.Ed. On Campus

Higher Education Management

University of Pittsburgh

24 months
39898 USD/year
39898 USD/year
23530 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Begin or advance your career in higher education and student affairs with the MEd in Higher Education Management at the University of Pittsburgh.


This program in Higher Education Management at the University of Pittsburgh provides students with the professional competencies, experiential learning, and personal development needed to serve in entry-level positions in a variety of offices and departments that serve students in higher education. 

Our curriculum centers equity and justice through practitioner-oriented coursework.

Program Details

  • Pursue academic excellence through coursework based on the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies that gets you ready for real-world work with today’s college students in a range of postsecondary settings.  
  • Translate classroom learning to practice through internship/assistantship experiences that prepare you for your first professional position post-degree. 
  • Grow alongside a supportive cohort and enhance your professional network by co-constructing knowledge through a prescribed sequence of core courses with similarly-situated scholar-learners who become your first colleagues in the profession. 
  • Engage and personally connect with faculty experienced in the field of higher education and student affairs through personalized advising and receive guided support throughout your first job search.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Justice in Higher Education Settings 
  • Leadership 
  • Ethical Issues in Higher Education
  • Student, Campus, and Society 
  • Comparative Higher Education 
  • Culture, Innovation, and Organization Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applications are submitted through the Pitt Education Online Application Form

There is a non-refundable application fee of $50 (USD) to be paid by credit card

  • a Goal statement, 
  • your resume or curriculum vita, and 
  • contact information for three academic or professional contacts to later be invited to provide letters of recommendation

Your online application must include 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19949 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19949 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    23530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11765 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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Higher Education Management
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