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Overview

Capella University's online Master's in Higher Education Administration degree program prepares you to assume a leadership role at the postsecondary level. Focusing primarily on theory and practical application, this program will bolster your grasp of history; politics and public policy; law and governance; finance and development; and program administration.

Community College Leadership Emphasis

The Community College Leadership emphasis is geared toward community college educators whose primary goal is to accept a leadership position. You will be introduced to the philosophy, culture, and leadership qualities required of your field as well as the issues and trends of top community colleges.

Higher Education Program Administration Emphasis

Capella's Higher Education Program Administration Emphasis is designed for educators who are looking for flexibility in their higher education careers. Successful graduates will understand all the major divisions of higher education institutions as well as related topics including law and internal governance. In addition, you'll be able to apply theory to common, practical challenges faced by leaders in higher education.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

Capella's Higher Education Administration degree program prepares you to lead effectively as a change agent of higher education. You'll also be able to harness the power of technology to implement data-driven decisions as well as manage resources and faculty. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Higher Education Administration include: enrollment services director, financial aid coordinator, enrollment manager, university or college registrar, director of recruitment, associate dean of student affairs, and adjunct or part-time faculty. Potential workplaces include: adult education program, community college, continuing education program, corporation, land-based or online college or university, military education, nonprofit organization, and vocational school.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5842, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.