Higher Education Administration

100% Online Master of Education in Higher Education
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Degree at a Glance

About this Program

Prepare to provide the college leadership necessary to create effective learning environments resulting in student success by earning a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from American Public University (APU).

APU’s MEd program is suitable for both experienced college leaders and those cultivating leadership skills in these areas:

  • Institutional leadership
  • Enrollment management and admissions
  • Academic administration
  • Program development and management
  • Institutional research
  • Advancement
  • Financial and budget oversight
  • Student services
  • Financial aid

Courses broadly integrate historical, social, ethical, financial, legal, political, cultural, and student affairs aspects of higher education administration and management. Recognizing and building upon an institution’s social and cultural diversity are particular focal points.

With APU’s master’s in higher education administration online, no GRE is required to apply.

NOTE: This program has specific admission requirements.

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"I always told my children that I would go back to school to earn a college degree. I finally was able to do so. APU helped me achieve this goal, and as a result, my children are so proud of me!"

Ronald Simonson | MEd, Educational Leadership, BA, Psychology

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At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

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