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Doctor of Education in
Higher Education Administration

Course Offerings

HIED Core Courses (15 credits)

HIED 693 Leadership and Organizations
HIED 750 Diversity Issues in Higher Education
HIED 648 History of American Higher Education
HIED 650 Higher Education Administration
HIED 651 College Student Development

HIED Specialization Strands (12 credits from one of the four strands listed below)

Curriculum & Assessment and Academic Affairs:
HIED 760 Curriculum Development and Reform in Higher Education
HIED 751 Academic Affairs Roles
HIED 753 Adult and Continuing Education
HIED 652 Assessment in Higher Education
HIED 759 Assessment Research in Higher Education
College Access, Transition, and Success: 
HIED 653 College Student and Courts
HIED 654 College Student Affairs
HIED 762 College Student Research in Higher Education
HIED 753 Adult and Continuing Education
HIED 652 Assessment in Higher Education
HIED 759 Assessment Research in Higher Education
Administration, Organizations, and Policy:
HIED 656 Higher Education Budget and Planning
HIED 655 Institutional Advancement
HIED 657 Community College Leadership
HIED 752 Governance of Higher Education
HIED 755 Higher Education Law
HIED 756 Higher Education Finance


Individualized Studies in Higher Education Administration: 

This individualized plan of study will be developed in consultation with the student’s advisor/program committee.

Additional HIED Electives

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Research (15 credits)

Cognate Minor (12 credits)

Internship (6 credits)

Dissertation (15 credits)