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Higher Education Administration

North Carolina State University

M.Ed. On Campus
24 months
Duration
28998 USD/year
28998 USD/year
11672 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master in Higher Education Administration at North Carolina State University provides exceptional opportunities for students interested in higher education administration to explore a core body of knowledge, gain real-world professional experience and pursue advanced study.

Overview

The Master in Higher Education Administration at North Carolina State University provides exceptional opportunities for students interested in higher education administration to explore a core body of knowledge, gain real-world professional experience and pursue advanced study.

As a student in this program, you will develop the professional expertise required for entry or advancement in colleges and universities, governmental agencies or public service organizations. 

By participating in this master’s program, you will benefit from several distinct program characteristics:

  • Diverse students and faculty representing a variety of backgrounds, experiences and research interests
  • A commitment to social justice advocacy in education and society
  • Access to multiple institutional types in the Triangle area that provide diverse contexts for learning and professional development

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Master of Education in Higher Education Administration at NC State will be able to:

  • Articulate a personal philosophy of student affairs and/or higher education grounded in critical self-reflection about one’s role as a professional in the field.
  • Understand and apply ethical principles, core values, and standards of practice endorsed by the higher education and student affairs profession.
  • Explain the importance of social justice advocacy as it relates to ethical practice in student affairs, and enact social justice values in professional contexts.
  • Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of the array of professional roles, functions, and activities that exist within higher education and student affairs.
  • Develop critical thinking, research, and analytical skills necessary to be critical consumers of higher education literature and integrate course-based knowledge to address issues facing students and leaders in higher education.
  • Critically evaluate historical events and current issues relevant to higher education and the student affairs profession and articulate their impact on individuals and institutions.
  • Design and evaluate effective educational interventions informed by: (a) current higher education and student affairs literature, (b) professional standards and best practices, and (c) understanding the basics of qualitative and quantitative research and assessment designs.
  • Exhibit leadership within the realm of higher education and student affairs administration by applying knowledge in leadership, management, and management practices.
  • Produce an actionable professional development plan that reflects involvement in higher education and student affairs at the institutional, regional, national and/or international level.
  • Develop and refine academic/professional communication and presentation skills, including written, verbal, non-verbal, and digital.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Foundations of Higher Education and Student Affairs
    • Student Development Theory
    • Research and Assessment in Higher Education
    • The College Environment
    • Diversity in Higher Education
    • Internship in Adult and Community College
    • College Outcomes
    • Higher Education Master’s Professional Seminar (Capstone)

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    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.
    80
    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).
    6.5
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    Credits

    39 alternative credits

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    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.
    80
    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).
    6.5
    Start practicing IELTS today!

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Online Application
      • Personal Statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Transcripts
      • Interview/resume/essays
      • Test Scores GRE
      • Proof of English Proficiency

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      28998 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 28998 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      28998 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 28998 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State

      11672 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 11672 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

    Funding

    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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    North Carolina State University

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