Higher Education Administration

Designed to prepare future scholars, policy-makers, and administrative leaders within higher education institutions, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies.

Leading to make a difference

The Higher Education Administration and Policy (HEAP) Program is a research-based, nationally-recognized program that prepares future leaders for their roles in administrative positions in higher education.
The program integrates coursework with engagement in high-quality scholarship that aims to advance the empirical knowledge within the field. Graduates go on to become skilled community college and university administrators, deans, presidents, and professors.
The HEAP program provides two options for students:
  1. Ph.D. Program (Full-Time, On-campus)
  1. Ed.D. Program (On-line / Hybrid)

— Degree Programs —

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For future faculty members and policy-makers looking to engage in the scholarship and development of a research agenda.

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An alternative path for students interested in becoming higher education administrators in two- and four-year institutions.