Higher Education Administration, M.Ed.


You can prepare for a career or growth within your career in post secondary administration through this M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration. This program offers you the opportunity to satisfy course requirements on campus and via online instruction as either a part-time or full-time student. Through innovative instructional formats, you will explore historical and contemporary issues affecting the ‘products’ and ‘services’ of higher education. The Higher Education Administration program emphasizes course work in human development, research/evaluation, law/policy, finance/governance, and educational foundations/policy, as each relates to the nature and function of post-secondary institutional types. This M.Ed. will prepare you for a career with vocational/technical institutes, 2-year and 4-year colleges, comprehensive universities, and proprietary.

Program Contact Information:
Matt Dunbar
Graduate Academic Services Center
Email: gasc@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: (912) 478-1447

Degree Hours in Program of Study
M.Ed. 36

 

Regular Admission Requirements
1. Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
2. Present a cumulative 2.75 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.
3. Present official report of scores on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) (http://www.MillerAnalogies.com) or the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing sections of the Graduate Records Examination (GRE) (http://www.ets.org/gre). These scores are required of all applicants without exception.
4. Submit a personal statement of purpose, not to exceed 250 words, that identifies the applicant’s reasons for pursuing graduate study and how admission into the program relates to the applicant’s professional aspirations.
5.Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance
Applicants may be approved for provisional admission based on the quality of the admission material presented. Provisional students must earn grades of “B” or higher in their first nine (9) hours of course work after admission and meet any other stipulations outlined by the department to be converted to regular status.
*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service (www.naces.org)
Fall Spring Summer
Deadline July 1 Dec 1 April 1

Last updated: 6/15/2017

Office of Graduate Admissions • PO Box 8113 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5384 • gradadmissions@georgiasouthern.edu