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

  • Now accepting applications for HIED Online M.A. Program for Spring and Fall, 2015.
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  • Now accepting applications for HIED Doctoral Program for Fall 2015
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Upcoming Courses- Spring 2015

EDLS 654: College Student Affairs
This graduate elective course examines all aspects of the student affairs profession, including residence life, student conduct, diversity, etc. It focuses on the student services that provide students with the best possible educational experience.

HIED 649: Contemporary Issues in Higher Ed
This graduate course recounts the most recent changes and transformations in the realm of Higher Education. It focuses on post-19th century higher education legislation, developments, and milestones.

HIED 693 B: Org Theory/Behavior
This is a graduate elective course designed to facilitate understanding of colleges and universities using a systems perspective. Students will examine theories and conceptual frameworks that can inform organizational analysis and the study of workplace motivation, power and politics, policy, and change management.

HIED 693 G: Campus Environments
This graduate elective course designed to analyze the complexity of the environments on college campuses. Students will examine theories and develop a greater understanding for the interaction of these environments and their influences.

HIED 693 H: Diversity Issues in Higher Ed
This is a graduate elective course designed to facilitate understanding and appreciation for diversity within a higher education setting through recognizing individual differences and their influence on the college experience.

HIED 693 C: Higher Education Capstone
This is the HIED program’s capstone course that consists of placement at internship sites, monthly group discussions of how theory informs practice, weekly journaling, and portfolio development. For M.A. masters students only, taken at the end of their program of study. Course permits are restricted to individuals who have completed preparatory internship placement tasks during the previous semester. If you have plans to enroll in the HIED capstone course in Spring 2015, please schedule an advising meeting with the Instructor of Record, Dr. Lefebvre.


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.