The Master of Science in Higher Education Administration (HEA) Program provides theoretical knowledge, challenging curriculum, hands-on training, and a solid foundation for successful careers or pursuit of a doctoral degree.  The self-paced program allows individuals to complete coursework on their own schedule, 100% online in 42 credit hours (full-time or part-time) with a minimum of 22 months (full-time, including a summer semester) and maximum of 72 months (part-time, six years).


The mission of the Higher Education Administration Program is to prepare higher education professionals to work in higher educational settings where they promote social justice and responsibility, serve as leaders, and respond to the complexity of student needs. Faculty are expected to teach and mentor students, serve the higher education profession, and promote intellectual advancement through conducting and disseminating research. The program values the development of exceptional leaders and highly prepared practitioners in a variety of areas in high education.