Higher Education Administration and Policy M.Ed. Program
The Higher Education Administration and Policy master's program provides you with the tools and knowledge you need to research and understand the complex challenges facing higher education administration and policymakers today. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty who are experts in critical race theory, student affairs, campus climate, higher education, and more. The program's curriculum prepares you for a variety of roles in higher education, such as student affairs, admissions, or academic outreach, or to pursue a Ph.D. program.
- Start Term: Fall only
- Program Length: 1-2 years; program may be completed at your own pace
- Units: 36-unit minimum/9 classes
- Instruction: In-person on Riverside campus.
- Schedule: Each class meets once a week 4-7pm (Monday-Thursday)
Estimated program cost is $17,630 (in-state)
Out-of-state/international tuition is an additional cost. See the fee schedule here.
Applicants must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA in their bachelor's degree program and have a strong interest in working in or advancing their position at an institution of higher education.
Don't have a 3.0 GPA? We recommend taking one or two classes from the M.Ed. Higher Education Administration and Policy curriculum through UCR Extension concurrent enrollment before applying to the program. Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator today for more information.
See our admissions page for more information about application materials and deadlines.
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