The Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Higher and Postsecondary Education degree program is designed for individuals who seek administrative and other positions in non-instructional units at higher education and postsecondary institutions. Graduates of this program will have enhanced practical skills, knowledge, and experiences as professionals and leaders in universities, colleges, and postsecondary educational institutions.
A bachelor's degree is required for admission to this program.
This program is designed for those who are in, or who wish to advance to, supervisory positions in the various non-instructional units of universities, colleges, professional schools, technical/vocational schools, and other postsecondary organizations.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Interpersonal Effectiveness
- Establish, build, and sustain effective alliances with diverse key stakeholders to successfully address institutional priorities.
- Communicate effectively within the organizational structure to forward institutional goals.
- Solicit and incorporate diverse viewpoints in decision making and communications.
- Developing and Managing Resources
- Manage and develop human, fiscal, and physical resources within an environment of competing priorities.
- Critical Thinking
- Analyze complex situations that impact key learning partners and develop strategies to further the organizational mission and vision.
- Development and Growth of Programs and Services
- Plan, implement, and assess programs and services for effectiveness and appropriateness as related to the organization's needs and goals.
- Technology Management
- Apply the prevailing technologies to manage and enhance student programs and services.
- Development of Students and Student Services
- Apply appropriate development theories to support traditional and non-traditional student growth, achievement, and success.