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Program Overview

M.S. in Higher Education

The field of higher education offers many opportunities for professionals with exceptional leadership skills and expertise.

Drexel's M.S. in Higher Education offers an invaluable credential from one of the nation's top providers of educational programs.  Students of the program undergo rigorous preparation to lead complex administrative and management positions in higher education institutions and the associations, organizations, government agencies, foundations, and corporations that make up the broader higher education landscape.

The program’s objective is to develop self-motivated leaders who can communicate effectively, work collaboratively, and affect change within the broadest context of a transformative higher education community.

Real-World Experience

The co-op (capstone) component of the Higher Education program offers an invaluable professional development opportunity. Students undertake an action-research project in which they are challenged to apply their newfound knowledge to identify and resolve a real-life issue in a professional setting.

For those interested in maximizing their potential in this rewarding field, Drexel’s Higher Education program offers a distinguished degree that is also an ideal foundation for doctoral study.