Online Master's Degree in Higher Education - General Administration Track
The Higher Education Program at the University of North Texas offers a 36-credit hour online Master of Education in Higher Education with an emphasis in General Administration, designed to meet the educational needs of those looking to advance within or enter careers in higher education. Our outstanding faculty have provided high quality historical, theoretical, and philosophical content mastery and skills development in our online course options so that you can earn a Master of Education degree from a distance and with greater flexibility. The online course options are taught by the same acclaimed faculty who teach in our face-to-face courses, providing the same skill development and content regardless of format or distance.
Our online program provides outstanding benefits such as:
- Flexibility – to participate and study on your own time, at your own pace
- Support – from invested faculty
- Access – to content, resources, and supports for your development
- Convenience – to earn your degree with continuing your current employment and without relocating
Our curriculum focuses on higher education theory and practice, applying the theoretical foundations and models of the field to real world applications. Courses promote understanding of central issues in administration (organizational theory, legal, finance and budgeting), the student experience (including psychosocial development, cultural pluralism), and educational foundations (history, philosophy, policy, research methods).
The Master of Education degree provides preparation for those looking to enter into the field of higher education administration, as well as training and development for current practitioners looking to advance their qualifications and careers. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in community colleges and universities, non-profit and governmental agencies, and careers in the private sector related to the field of higher education. Program faculty collectively bring decades of experience and training as practitioners, scholars, educators, and mentors to support you both within and outside the coursework.
The Online Master’s Program is coordinated by Dr. V. Barbara Bush, Barbara.Bush@unt.edu.
U.S. News and World Report ranked the College of Education 4th in the nation for Best Online Graduate Education Programs.