Master of Arts in Higher EducationMajor: HED
Degree Awarded: MA
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/ma-he
This program is designed for students who wish to qualify for college administrative positions. It does not qualify graduates for Kentucky administration certification. This degree is also available for distance education through on-line instruction.
Program Admission Procedure
- Evidence of a Bachelor’s Degree and 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
- Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
- General Test score on the Graduate Record Examination of 800 (verbal + quantitative) taken prior to August 1, 2011.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Department committee reviews application materials and makes recommendation to School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.
|General Requirements (3 hours)|
|ELFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics||3|
|Professional Area (15 hours)|
|ELFH 607 Principles of Educational Leadership (for higher Education) OR||3|
|ELFH 605 Leadership, Training & Performance||3|
|ELFH 659 Strategic Planning OR||3|
|ELFH 606 Program Evaluation||3|
|ELFH 678 The American College and University OR||3|
|ELFH 681 Philosophy of Higher Education||3|
|ELFH 682 Organization and Administration of Higher Educational Institutions||3|
|ELFH 684 Educational Resource Management in Postsecondary Education||3|
|Electives (approved by advisor) (9 hours)||9|
|Exit Requirements (3 or 4 hours)|
|ELFH 690 Internship in Postsecondary Education OR||3|
|Minimum total hours||30|
Concentration in Sport Administration
|ELFH 607 Principles of Educational Leadership||3|
|ELFH 620 Legal Issues in Education||3|
|EDFH 682 Organ. & Admin. of Higher Educ. Institutions||3|
|EDFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods & Statistics||3|
|EDFD 680 The American College and University OR||3|
|EDFD 681 The Philosophy of Higher Education||3|
|SPAD 625 Sport Administration||3|
|SPAD 618 Rise of the Sport System in America OR||3|
|SPAD 680 Athletic in Higher Education||3|
|SPAD 505 Sport Facility Management OR||3|
|HSS 575 Administration of P.E. Programs & Athletics||3|
|SPAD 684 Current Trends & Issues in Sport Administration||3|
|SPAD Elective as approved by the advisor||3|
|Exit Requirements, 4-6 hours|
|ELFH 699 Thesis or Professional Paper OR||3|
|SPAD 692 Internship in Sport Administration||6|
|Minimum Total Hours||31-33|
W. Blake Haselton
Interim Dean, Superintendent in Residence
Instructor and Program Manager
Bridgette O. Pregliasco
Kirsten Ewart Sundell