This program is designed for emerging to mid-level professionals from higher education institutions, policy and research organizations, and governmental and non-profit entities desiring to learn more about the overall connections of higher education to students, faculty, administration, other educational partners, and the community.
The program integrates current issues historical, philosophical, theoretical, and equity-minded foundations as a basis to discover, explore and lead in higher education or related organizations.
The 30-hour degree program is delivered online with planned synchronous activities including a capstone course with an applied focus on learning. The program is designed to allow students to complete in two years. The courses will be offered on a rotating schedule and not every course will be offered each term.
The program focus assists students to evolve as leaders in times of disruption and change while achieving new levels of performance.
|EDUC 5060||Higher Education in a Global World||3|
|EDUC 5070||Law and Ethics in Higher Ed and Student Affairs||3|
|EDUC 5080||Resource Management in Higher Education||3|
|EDUC 5130||College Student Development||3|
|EDUC 5500||Diversity, Inclusion, Social Justice in Higher Education||3|
|EDUC 5651||Foundations of Leadership||3|
|EDUC 5652||Leadership for Equity/Social Justice||3|
|EDUC 5653||Leadership Practices for Responsive Change||3|
|EDUC 5654||Leadership Practice Capstone||3|
|RSEM 5120||Introduction to Research Methods||3|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Understand the critical role of higher education and the required changes to support teaching and learning for student success.
- Gain inquiry skills to analyze important problems in the context of higher education.
- Connect theory to leadership practice through applied learning experiences.
- Engage in dialogue and action research promoting social justice.
- Ability to cultivate, innovate, and foster organizational change.