EdM in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies: Higher Education Administration
The Master of Education (EdM) in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies: Higher Education Administration at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development provides practitioners and future leaders in higher education with the practical skills and theoretical understanding needed to thrive. Our higher education administration courses explore areas such as counseling and advising, student life, financial aid, admissions, and more. This flexible program is offered both in person and fully online.
Our EdM in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies: Higher Education Administration program centered on higher education administration offers flexible full-time, part-time, and online learning options—providing convenience for students already working in their field. You’ll benefit from sharing with other working professionals and learning from career practitioners and scholars.
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The master’s degree in Educational Leadership & Policy: Higher Education Administration prepares graduates to advance their career in higher education leadership roles related to student affairs, advising, admissions and financial aid, and more.
Program Requirements for the EdM in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies: Higher Education Administration
BU Wheelock’s Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Program features the option to select a 36-credit Higher Education Administration concentration. This program can be completed both in person and fully online.
The online Higher Education Administration courses are asynchronous modules organized into seven-week-long classes. Visit the BU Bulletin for information on the Higher Education Administration’s master’s degree academic requirements.
Higher Education Administration Core Courses
- SED AP 601 History and Foundations of Higher Education (4 cr)
- SED AP 615 Theories of Student Learning & Development in Higher Education (4 cr)
- SED AP 699 Current Issues in Higher Education: Policy and Practice (4 cr)
- SED AP 755 Legal Issues in Higher Education (4 cr)
- SED RS 600 Introduction to Research (4 cr)
Full-time students in the EdM in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies: Higher Education Administration Program have the option to take on a graduate assistantship or internship as part of their academic experience. Graduate assistantships and internships ensure that students have an opportunity to implement theory to practice and gain meaningful experiences that will be valuable in their job search process upon graduation.
Opportunities are available at Boston University and several of the Greater Boston area’s other colleges and universities, and they include options in both student affairs and academic affairs. Students are also welcome to work with an institution of their choice to create an assistantship or internship opportunity. For a list of opportunities, visit BU Wheelock’s Graduate Positions.
Higher Education Administration Faculty
Faculty connected to the Master’s in Educational Leadership & Policy: Higher Education Administration program share their decades of expertise and real-world wisdom with our higher education administration students. They have held a variety of leadership roles at different types of higher education institutions and have a strong interest in making this form of education more inclusive and equitable.
Next Steps in Earning a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration
Learn more about BU Wheelock’s graduate program in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies: Higher Education Administration. Our courses prepare our graduates to excel in a variety of higher education careers across an array of departments, including admissions, student services, and campus life.