Higher Education Leadership
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The Higher Education Leadership M.A. program is designed to provide high-quality professional education to students who are currently employed in, or pursuing a career in, higher education.

The focus of the program is the personal and professional development of the individual as a leader in postsecondary education.

The 36-credit-hour curriculum is based on addressing the most important issues facing higher education institutions today. Specific emphasis is placed on student development, effective instruction and assessment, and using technology in higher education to support instructional and administrative tasks.

  • About: Higher Ed Leadership
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  • 3 Things: Higher Education Leadership

Students have taken their learning experiences, internships and work environments and have created possibilities for new ventures in their work world, which has enhanced human betterment.
McDonald, Patricia

McDonald, Patricia

Professor of Counselor Education248-799-5490 ext. 7231
#1. Allows students to grasp the depth of social experiences in an evolving world of learning and understanding

#2. Students gain exposure to the diverse cultural realities that enrich the learning environment while carving out opportunities for themselves and others for the betterment of all people

#3: After significant interaction and learning, students integrate their experiences in the job market and enhance job skills in diverse settings

Additional Info


  • Master of Arts


  • The Graduate College


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Dr. Patricia McDonald, OP

Professor of Counselor Education


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Tom Durbin '95, '08Ed.S.

English Graduate; Educational Leadership Graduate; Head of School, Lenawee Christian School
Contact Us at (800) 521-0009.
Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.