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ARCHIVED 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education Leadership, M.A.

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Degree Requirements

A minimum of 36 credit hours: 15 credit hours of core courses, 15 credit hours in Higher Education Leadership courses and six credit hours of electives.

Speaker Series

Higher Education Leadership students are required to attend at least two of the Speaker series events offered on campus or virtually. These Speakers Series events educate our Higher Education professionals about a number of relevant, current topics in higher education. Students are encouraged to attend the series in person but they will be  livestreamed for the convenience of our online students. Potential topics include:

  • Board of Trustees: Their roles and responsibilities
  • Social Listening to Advance Enrollment and Fundraising
  • Free of Speech on Campus o Starting a Social Media Student Champion Group o University Shootings: Prevention Strategies
  • The Adjunct Professor
  • Maximizing Prof. Learning Communities
  • Powerful Alumni Engagement
  • Leading Strategic Change in Academic Institutions
  • University/Colleges and Community Collaborations
  • Excelling as an Assistant/Associate Dean
  • Open Education Resources o Dreamers and Higher Ed
  • Competency Based Education
  • Disruptive Practices in Higher Ed
  • The Role of the University in a Changing World

Higher Education Leadership students are also welcome to come to our Leadership Conference.

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