The Specialist in Higher Education Administration program prepares students for positions in four-year, community and technical colleges, and universities. Students interested in careers as future higher education administrators receive a comprehensive program of study that explores academic, student, and administrative affairs. Courses offered in the program develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for success in higher education administration.

Program Overview


Hours

The Specialist in Higher Education Administration is a 36 hour program containing 21 core hours, a three hour professional writing component, a six hour research component and a six hour research project.


Delivery Method

Classes are offered in a combination of in-person, online, and hybrid formats, making it ideal for the working student who wants to take their education to the next level. William Carey uses Canvas as the learning management system for online coursework.


Applicant Prerequisites & Requirements

Prospective students must:

Complete an online application & pay application fee

Hold a master’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 from an accredited institution

Submit all official transcripts electronically to Graduate Admissions

Provide two recommendations from past or current supervisors and a current curriculum vitae

Complete an oral interview

Submit official quantitative, verbal, and written scores on the GRE


Set Yourself Apart

The Specialist in Higher Education Administration program prepares students for positions in four-year, community and technical colleges, and universities. Students interested in careers as future higher education administrators receive a comprehensive program of study that explores academic, student, and administrative affairs. Courses offered in the program develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for success in higher education administration.


Hattiesburg

WCU Box #3 | 710 William Carey Parkway | Hattiesburg, MS 39401
  education@wmcarey.edu  |    (601) 318 - 6600

Tradition

19640 Highway 67 | Biloxi, MS 39532
  education@wmcarey.edu  |    (228) 702 - 1842


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