A snapshot of Barry's Master's in Higher Education Administration online degree
The accelerated Master of Science in Higher Education Administration program from Barry University focuses on key competencies for academic support roles at the management level in higher education. You will engage in individual, group, and organizational learning relevant to academic affairs, financial aid, admissions and enrollment management, student activities, residential life, institutional research, alumni relations, central administration, policy and government, and adult and continuing education.
In this 100 percent online Master of Science in Higher Education Administration program, you will study college student development, adult learning and motivation, the history of American higher education, administrative and legal issues, school and community relations, workplace diversity, career development, work group behavior, and more. An embedded practicum provides valuable field experience prior to earning your degree.
Our online coursework is taught by the same dedicated faculty who teach on campus. You can complete your degree in as few as 12 months.
Graduates of the MS Higher Ed Admin program will be prepared to:
- Project societal and political trends for the future of higher education and make necessary administrative decisions based upon this knowledge
- Apply human relations and leadership skills in diagnosing and resolving conflict within the institution
- Analyze major organizational models in order to choose structures and procedures relevant to higher education organizations
- Apply appropriate change models to higher educational institutional settings
- Design research methodologies applicable to administrative issues
- Understand the role higher education has played, continues to play, and will play in American society
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Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Barry University.
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Pay for your online program by the course
Students in the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration online program can pay for each course as they enroll. There is a $30 application fee, but all other fees are included in the total cost of tuition.
*Tuition and fees subject to change.
Milestones to guide your student journey
With six start dates each year, the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration online program is flexible and accessible. Students should consider application date deadlines, turn in all required documentation and fees, register for classes, and pay tuition to begin on their desired start date.
|Session||Program Start Date||Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline||Document Deadline||Registration Deadline||Payment Deadline *||Last Class Day||Term Length|
|Spring A||1/9/23||12/26/22||1/3/23||1/3/23||1/5/23||2/22/23||7 weeks|
|Spring B||3/6/23||2/20/23||2/27/23||2/27/23||3/1/23||4/22/23||7 weeks|
|Summer A||5/8/23||4/24/23||5/1/23||5/1/23||5/3/23||6/24/23||7 weeks|
|Summer B||6/26/23||6/12/23||6/19/23||6/19/23||6/21/23||8/12/23||7 weeks|
|Fall A||8/21/23||8/7/23||8/14/23||8/14/23||8/16/23||10/7/23||7 weeks|
|Fall B||10/16/23||10/2/23||10/9/23||10/9/23||10/11/23||12/2/23||7 weeks|
*Payment must be received in full by the stated deadline regardless of financial aid arrangements. Failure to pay, or a balance on the account, will result in the student being dropped from courses, regardless of when the student registered. Students who do not register prior to the registration deadline must wait for the following term.
Barry's online Higher Education Administration graduate program requirements
Students entering the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration online degree program must hold a baccalaureate degree with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. If the student's GPA falls below a 3.0, a GRE may be required. Applicants also are required to submit two professional references and a statement of purpose.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- No GRE/MAT required
- Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
- Professional resume with two professional references
Topics you will study in our Master of Science in Higher Education Administration classes
In order to earn the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration online, students must complete 12 courses for a total of 36 credits. All courses are seven weeks in length.
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*Tuition and fees subject to change.