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Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership

School of Education and Human Services

The Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership degree program prepares students for leadership and administration in colleges and universities. Designed for individuals interested in entry to mid-level college administration, the program includes a core curriculum that introduces students to critical issues in higher education with an emphasis on social justice concerns. Students study both academic or student affairs leadership.

Delivery Type: 100% online (Summer start) and on-campus (Fall and Winter start)

Credit required/Time to completion: 32 credits/16 months

Cost of degree: Tuition rates

Projected National Average Salary: $96,900

Projected National Job Growth: 9.6%

Career opportunities: Prepares graduates to lead in administration roles at entry to mid-level colleges and universities

Who should apply: Those who are interested in academic or student leadership at colleges and universities.

Who is hiring OU grads: University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, Oakland University, Wayne State University, Oakland Community College,  Grand Valley State University, and more.

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*Data was last reviewed in February 2024. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

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