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Higher Education Leadership

Higher Education Leadership

Education is the key to excellence and success. My advice would be to encourage a family member, friend or co-worker to enroll in SHU and watch their transformation.
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  • About: Higher Ed Leadership
  • Meet the Faculty: Higher Education Leadership
  • 3 Things: Higher Education Leadership

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.


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.

Higher Education Leadership M.A.

Course Type
Required Credit Hours
Course Type COMMON CORE COURSES
Required Credit Hours 18Credit Hours
Course Type CONCENTRATION COURSES
Required Credit Hours 18Credit Hours
Total for major
36Credit Hours
Course Name
Course Type
Credit Hours
Course Name Finance + Quantitative Leadershp
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name History of Higher Education
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Leadership Theory
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Org Culture & Communication
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Research and Professional Writing in Leadership
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Strategic Leadership
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Ethics and Social Justice
Course Type REQUIRED CONCENTRATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Higher Education Law
Course Type REQUIRED CONCENTRATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Organization and Admin. of Higher Education
Course Type REQUIRED CONCENTRATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Program Planning and Evaluation
Course Type REQUIRED CONCENTRATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Student Development Theory
Course Type REQUIRED CONCENTRATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Teaching and Technology in HED
Course Type REQUIRED CONCENTRATION
Credit Hours 3
Professor of Counselor Education
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#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

Degree:

  • Master of Arts

Division:

  • The Graduate College

Location(s):

Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.
(800) 521-0009