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Master of Arts in Higher Education Leadership

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Master of Arts in Higher Education Program

Do you want to step to the higher education forefront and make an impact on the student community? The Master of Arts in Higher Education will not only provide you the space for self-exploration, but also the practical experiences to dive deeper into a variety of areas. You will learn all the tools you need to utilize your gifts and advance your higher education career.

Program Details

The education world is moving at a fast pace, so we are committed to delivering a unique curriculum that teaches you how to bring thoughtful change into future-thinking institutions. Our degree is designed to help you understand and lead within higher education.

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Curriculum Details

You will learn about campus culture, college students, and fiscal management while concurrently practicing the skills to teach, practice, and apply principals of creative problem solving, conflict resolution, and leadership and ethics. The Master of Arts in Higher Education Leadership is a 36-credit hour degree. Courses are delivered in an online, 8-week format. 

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No GMAT and No Prerequisites

Our Master in Higher Education Leadership degree is open to graduates of any discipline. 

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Flexible, Yet Connected Degree

Our courses are 100% online. However, our faculty are committed to mentorship and coaching and want to build relationships with students that go beyond the virtual classroom. 

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Speaker Series

Developing and honoring your leadership skills require constant training and intentional practice. Engage in dynamic discussions on relevant higher education topics and network with experienced college professionals. 


Forward-Thinking Curriculum

The courses explore areas such as diversity and inclusion, evidence-based decision making, and innovative training and development

Start Your Graduate Application

A username and password will be generated and sent to the email you provide. You will have 30 days to complete the online application. In order to submit the application, your essay and resume will need to be uploaded. Separately from the application, you will need to submit additional items depending on your program. 


How to Apply

We're thrilled you're interested in becoming part of the Cardinal family! To make the process easier for you, we want to provide you with all the information you may need to apply and give you an overview of what should be included in your application packet.

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