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Master of Science (MS) in Education - Leadership for Higher Education

Capella University



With the online Master of Science (MS) in Education - Leadership for Higher Education degree program form Capella University, students will develop the in-depth knowledge that is needed for positioning themselves for career advancement in various areas of the higher education field.

This fully online education degree program integrates various theories, best practices, and opportunities for practical application within any higher education leadership position.

As students in this online leadership in higher education degree they will with a number of experts experienced leaders who have years of higher education experiences to gain valuable insights in directing student services departments within various areas, such as:

  • Directing community
  • Technical colleges
  • Universities
  • Other higher education organizations

This is an ideal education program for any individual who is looking to gain the knowledge that is needed for taking on a supervisory or director-level position within any type of higher education setting.

The online leadership in higher education courses in this program will cover a number of topics, such as:

  • Change management
  • Legal issues in higher education
  • Funding and management of higher education institutions
  • Educational politics and history

Graduates of this online master's degree in education will have gained the knowledge and competencies that are needed for enhancing their teaching abilities and techniques in order to advance in to a leadership or administration positions.

All applicants must have a Bachelor's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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