Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration

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The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville prepares the leaders of tomorrow’s colleges and universities. The online M.A. in Higher Education Administration is largely oriented toward the challenges of leadership and administration in contemporary higher education in the United States. Offered 100% online, the program can be completed in as little as 2 years and it equips students to advance their careers and increase their earning potential.

Focused Learning

This program focuses on leadership theory, organization theory, and organizational behavior; teaching & learning; policy & equity; and sports administration. It also emphasizes areas of practice and content knowledge, such as the history of higher education, organizational change, organizational improvement and project management. Most students focus on administration and leadership, which equips them with deep knowledge and skills related to the practice of higher education administration. Other concentrations are also available.

Program Highlights

  • Take courses 100% online, when it’s convenient for you
  • Apply classroom knowledge immediately in your workplace
  • Learn from distinguished faculty with first-hand field experience
  • Enhance your expertise and skills, move up in your organization and increase your earnings
  • Advance your career in an industry that continually offers new challenges
  • Tuition assistance available to all active-duty military who qualify*


Graduates of the program work in a wide variety of administrative positions in virtually all departments at both public and private 2 and 4 colleges and universities. College and university administrators enjoy job flexibility, exciting work environments and terrific benefits.

Job areas associated with this degree include:

• Admission • Enrollment • Financial aid
• Advising • Student services • Campus management
• Recruiting • Athletics • PR & communication
• Research & development    

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