The Master of Education, Higher Education program is designed for candidates with an interest in working in administrative positions in institutions of higher education, civic organizations, non-profit organizations, national government organizations, or the social sector. Program coursework provides students with a strong grounding in leadership / management / organizational development with particular attention to the higher education context.
Addressing the growing demand for higher education professionals, the curriculum emphasizes theory, research methods and data analysis, as well as substantive knowledge and skills development in organizational leadership, particularly as it pertains to higher education. Delivered in a convenient online format the M.Ed. Higher Education provides students with a well- rounded foundation in higher education administration, and the ability to personalize the curriculum to meet their needs through elective courses and project / internship experiences.
Incoming candidates are expected to meet the requirements for admission to the graduate programs at Central Washington University (Please note: completing these requirements does not guarantee admission to Central Washington University or the degree program). To graduate with the M.Ed. in Higher Education, the Office of Graduate Studies and research requires a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 in the courses listed in the students coursework.
View the M.Ed. Higher Education Handbook
|EDHE 511||Research in Higher Education|
|EDHE 510||History of Higher Education||3|
|EDHE 515||College Student Development||3|
|EDHE 517||Organizational Dynamics||3|
|EDHE 518||Program Evaluation and Assessment||3|
|EDAD 577||Diversity Leadership||3|
|EDHE 581||Finances in Colleges and Universities||4|
|EDHE 589||Higher Education Law||4|
|EDHE 525||Organizational Communications in Higher Education||3|
|EDHE 572||Leadership and Supervision||3|
|EDAD 596||Internship / Capstone Project||1-6|
|EDAD 700||Thesis / Project Study / Exam||1-3|
|Advisor Approved Electives||6|