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Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration Online Program

Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration online degree at the University of Louisville Online

These are the courses required for graduation with a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration online degree from University of Louisville.

Degree Requirements

Course # Course Title Credit Hours
Practice Core 12
ELFH 600 OR
ELFH 666
Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics
Program Development and Assessment in Higher Education
3
ELFH 682 The Organization and Administration of Higher Educational Institutions 3
ELFH 693 College Students in the United States 3
ELFH 690 Professional Project in Higher Education 3
Advanced Core  
ELFH 607 Principles of Educational Leadership 3
ELFH 678 American College and University 3
ELFH 680 Legal Issues in Postsecondary Education 3
ELFH 684 Educational Resource Management in Postsecondary Education 3
ELFH 694 Diversity in Higher Education 3
Concentration (approved by advisor)  
Exit Requirement1 3
ELFH 697 Organizational Improvement in Higher Education 3
Minimum Total Hours 36

1. Exit requirement varies depending on concentration.

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Sample Course Descriptions

ELFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics

Emphasis given to historical, empirical, and experimental methods of research; to techniques of research design and statistical analysis; and to skills in writing reviews and critiques of research literature.

ELFH 607 Principles of Educational Leadership

Examines concepts, analytical tools, case material, and organizational theories from the public, business, and educational administration sectors.

ELFH 666 Program Development & Assessment in Higher Education

Guides students in the design and implementation of a program in higher education based on organizational and situational analyses, and measures performance through student learning assessment and program evaluation data.

ELFH 680 Legal Issues in Higher Education

Examination of constitutional and statutory provisions and court decisions affecting educational leadership in postsecondary education.

ELFH 682 Organization and Administration of Higher Education Institutions

Explores organizational and administrative theory as related to colleges and universities and assessment of the roles of major administrative units of the institution.

ELFH 684 Educational Resource Management in Postsecondary Education

Study of resources, practices and procedures of finance and economics as related to postsecondary education. Provides investigation of specific and current educational finance issues affecting educational institutions.

ELFH 690 Professional Project in Higher Education

Integrates theory and practice as a culminating experience for students learning about postsecondary education and gaining professional experiences under the supervision of higher education professionals; provides professionals an opportunity to apply course content to address topics and issues in higher education in a setting different from their current employment; serves as a vehicle to provide oversight for students’ internship experiences.

ELFH 693 College Students in the United States

Provides a comprehensive examination of the changing demographics of undergraduate students, the issues undergraduate students bring to institutions of higher education, as well as the educational outcomes of college attendance as it relates to educational policy.

ELFH 694 Diversity and Higher Education

Explores relationships between forms of diversity (e.g., religion, class, race, ethnicity, gender, ability, age, sexual orientation, nationality, nativism) and higher education; analyzes how diversity shapes higher education and how leaders within higher education institutions can be positive change agents regarding the diversity agenda.


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