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Discover how you can improve the processes and operations in higher
education to reach more desirable outcomes.
Explore the ways personnel management can make a difference in higher
Build the skills needed to support diversity, equity, and ethical
decision-making for academic excellence.
Select, support, and apply technology to develop data-driven
Focus on community college leadership or higher education program
administration to reach your own professional goals.
This program integrates current, recognized theory and practice to
help you excel as a leader in higher education.
Cythia Howell, EdD, MA, School of Education
Cynthia Howell, EdD, has served as core faculty for Leadership for Higher Education in the School of Education at Capella University since 2010. She has designed and taught courses on assessment, education program evaluation, advising and retention, and others. She serves on dissertation committees as chair or member. She holds a doctorate in higher education leadership from Northern Arizona University, a master's degree in English from Western Washington University, and a bachelor's degree in English from the College of William and Mary.
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple
resources to sharpen your writing skills.
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Grants are federal education funds that never need to be paid back.
This program provides part-time jobs to reduce your loan debt
amounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|ED6576||Higher Education Program Administration|
|ED5570||History, Issues, and Trends in Higher Education|
|ED5574||Financial Management and Institutional Development|
Choose this area of emphasis to learn the philosophy, culture,
leadership attributes, issues, and trends in community college.
The higher education program administration emphasis covers the
divisions of higher education institution and challenges.
The right education can change everything. Discover your path to
gaining real-world skills as an administrative leader in an
institution of higher education.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.