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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Other Concentrations

Higher Education Concentration

This concentration prepares individuals for administrative and leadership positions in colleges and universities, associations, and government agencies whose activities affect higher education. Within the concentration, students may choose to emphasize administration or student affairs.

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Concentration in Higher Education (HEDU)

This concentration prepares individuals for administrative and leadership positions in colleges and universities, associations, and government agencies whose activities affect higher education. Within the concentration, students may choose to emphasize administration or student affairs.

Required Course of Proseminar

MAIS 796 MAIS ProSeminar 1
Total Credits 1

Core Courses

HE 621 Higher Education in the United States 3
or HE 601 The Community College
Select three additional core courses from relevant courses in consultation with an advisor 9
Total Credits 12

Research Methodology

Select one course of research methodology courses 3
Total Credits 3

Specialization

HE 722 Organization and Administration in Higher Education 3
or HE 644 Student Services in Higher Education
Total Credits 3

Electives

Select three to four electives in consultation with advisor. 1 9-12
Total Credits 9-12
1

The number of elective credits will vary depending on the number of project credits.

Practicum

HE 685 Practicum 3
Total Credits 3

Proposal

MAIS 797 Interdisciplinary Studies Proposal 1
Total Credits 1

Project or Thesis

Select one from the following: 1-4
Interdisciplinary Studies Project (minimum of 1 credit)  
Interdisciplinary Studies Thesis (take 4 credits)  
Total Credits 1-4
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