Education > Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies > Higher Education, MEd
The Higher Education Program at University of Houston is grounded in a philosophical belief in the transformational nature of higher education as an institution of social change. We believe our nation’s future depends on our ability to make effective use of the enormous talent and resources represented by the diversity of our people and our ideas.
The Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education prepares those who aspire to leadership positions in student affairs and other key administrative areas within a college or university. The Higher Education Program is grounded in a philosophical belief in the transformational nature of higher education as an institution of social change.
The M.Ed. in Higher Education is offered in both face-to-face and online formats. Both delivery methods use a cohort model that enables students to earn their master’s degree in two years. The coursework addresses critical issues impacting college students and post secondary institutions, and emphasizes the connection between theory and practice. Reflecting our strong commitment to experiential learning, our program provides a wide array of Graduate Assistantship, internship, and professional development opportunities.
Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city, is bustling with culture and energy and has recently gained recognition as America’s next great global city. Our students come to study with us from all over the United States and internationally, and represent a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. Students learn and study alongside a distinguished higher education faculty that includes current or former university chancellors and presidents, provosts, deans of students, and internationally renowned researchers. The Higher Education faculty and students are committed to solving critical issues related to college access, equity, affordability, student engagement and learning, and degree completion.
For further information, please see http://www.uh.edu/education/degree-programs/higher-ed-m/.