MS in Higher Education Administration

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Lead the Future of Higher Education

Did you know only 2 out of 5 adults have completed college? And in just six years, 65% of all jobs will require a degree?  More than half the population believes higher education is essential to improving their lives. These elevated expectations are putting new pressure on colleges and universities. Shifts in student demographics, learning technology, complex policy and public scrutiny are increasing the need for innovative, fiscally responsible leaders who can balance student demands with organizational needs.

Southern New Hampshire University’s Master’s in Higher Education Administration prepares you for the enterprise of higher education and the complex challenges that go along with it. Learn how strategic leadership, a student success culture and data-driven resource management can advance colleges and universities in the 21st century. These essential skills will prepare you to guide innovation, address institutional needs, and shape the higher education conversation.

A Degree for Educators, by Educators

This master's in higher education administration was shaped by people who are passionate about advancing higher education. The only school named to Fast Company magazine’s World’s Most Innovative Companies list in 2012, SNHU takes its experiences as one of the nation's fastest growing online universities and combines them with insights from other innovative institutions. Institutional oversight, functional area leadership and management professionals collaborated on a curriculum that pushes educators to meet student and organizational challenges head-on. This is more than a best practices degree – this is a program that expands the boundaries of higher education success.

Advantages of the Online MS in Higher Education Administration:

  • One of the most affordable online master’s in higher education administration programs in the US
  • Built by and for higher education experts
  • Offered by a private, nonprofit, fully accredited university
  • Exceptional student support – dedicated admission, academic and career advisors, 24/7 help desk, virtual community and more
  • No GMAT or GRE required for admission
  • The ability to earn your master’s degree in as few as 15 months, with two courses per 10-week term

Founded in 1932, Southern New Hampshire University is based in Manchester, NH, with satellite campuses in Portsmouth, Salem and Nashua, NH, and Brunswick, Maine. Our online degree programs, offered since 1996, have won several awards, including Best of Business and Best Buy. SNHU is a GI Jobs Military Friendly School, an honor extended for our commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students.

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