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Higher Education Administration M.Ed.

Ready to sharpen your leadership skills and enhance your career?



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 Format and Highlights

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

Our program provides students:

  • the opportunity to take courses on campus or via distance learning (online instruction and interactive video conferencing).
  • flexible learning environments allowing students to work on assignments at their own pace.
  • the ability to start the program in any academic semester and complete the program on either a full-time or part-time basis.

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


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 gasc@georgiasouthern.edu

Graduate Advisement

M.Ed., Higher Education Program Director
Dr. Dan Calhoun
dwcalhoun@georgiasouthern.edu


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: 12/9/2022