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Higher Education Administration M.Ed.

In person on the Statesboro Campus (Hybrid) or Fully Online

Thank you for your interest in the master’s degree program in Higher Education Administration at Georgia Southern University.  While completing 36 semester hours of classes and practicum experience, our students are exposed to a broad overview of the roles that academic affairs, student services, and business affairs have in the practice of higher education administration.

Program Highlights

This master’s degree can be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis. Our progressive program offers students the opportunity to satisfy course requirements on campus and via distance learning (online instruction and interactive video conferencing).  In addition, students can start the program in any academic semester.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our program have careers in fields including student affairs, admissions and enrollment management, financial aid, government and community relations, policy analysis, alumni relations, institutional and policy research, and athletics administration. Our alumni work in colleges and universities, governmental agencies, and consulting firms concerned with higher education

Program of Study

Courses online are taught asynchronously, allowing students to work on weekly assignments at their own pace.

Ready to take the next step?

The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines.

For Pre Admission Questions, email the Graduate Academic Services Center at

Graduate Advisement

M.Ed., Higher Education Program Director
Dr. Dan Calhoun

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 9/13/2022