DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION/ LITERACY STUDIES

HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS


Our Mission

The Higher Education Administration program is designed to enhance leadership skills and prepare students for administrative positions, policy roles, and research areas within postsecondary institutions and external agencies.

Our Programs

Announcements

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Upcoming Courses- Spring 2016

HIED 649 – CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
DR. NATHAN SORBER

(3 Hr.) The purpose of this course is to explore critical contemporary issues facing American higher education, including issues of access, accountability, academic freedom, financial aid, state and federal government policy, changing legal structures, teaching and learning in a digital age, diversity, and the influence of business models and values on institutional strategy and practice.

HIED 650 – HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
DR. NATHAN SORBER

(3 Hr.) Key concepts of organization and administration within higher education institutions, concentrating primarily on the non-academic components of the institutions, from the president to first-level supervisor.

HIED 652 – ASSESSMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION
DR. NICOLAS VALCIK

(3 Hr.) Critical analysis of contemporary assessment issues; develop sophisticated plans to evaluate the quality of student learning and growth in academic programs and student affairs.

HIED 693H – SPTP: DIVERSITY ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
DR. ERIN MCHENRY-SORBER

(3 Hr.) The course introduces students to theory, research, and practice related to diversity topics and challenges them to develop their own understandings of historical and contemporary issues.

HIED 793A – SPTP: HIGHER EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
DR. ERIN MCHENRY-SORBER

(3 Hr.) Practical experiences in the administration of an organizational unit under the supervision of an administrator within the unit.


Popular Courses

History of Higher Education (3 Hr.) Explores the development of colleges and universities within the United States from their earliest days through the present, including the many factors and influences that shaped them into their current and varied forms.

Contemporary Issues in Higher Education (3 Hr.) Recounts the most recent changes and transformations in the realm of Higher Education; Focuses on post-19th century higher education legislation, developments, and milestones.

Higher Education Administration (3 Hr.) Key concepts of organization and administration within higher education institutions, concentrating primarily on the non-academic components of the institutions, from the president to first-level supervisor.