• Higher Education Administration 

    This concentration is intended for those students who wish to obtain a master's degree and assume leadership roles in post secondary educational settings, do not desire the Florida Educational Leadership Certificate, and wish to work in higher education and continuing education.

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    Admission Requirements

    University requirements:

     

    A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.

     

     

    Additional program requirements:


    1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions 
    2. Written statement identifying: 
               • professional and career goals 
               • aspiration 
    3. Current resume 
    4. Three letters of recommendation (using UNF's online reference system) 


    Applicants not meeting the 3.0 minimum requirement may contact the Educational Leadership Program Director for additional admission criteria options. For additional tools to determine GPA, please visit Calculating Your GPA. 

     

    Our Postsecondary and Adult Studies program name has changed to “ Higher Education Administration”.  Join us for a high-quality experience and education. 

     

    Major:   Higher Education Administration

    Concentration:  General Higher Education (36 Credit Hours)

     

    Core Courses-(6 Credit Hours)                                                                                     All Students

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    EDH 6069

    Foundations of Higher Education

    3

    EDF 6480

    Foundations of Educational Research

    3

     

    Required Major Courses-(18 Credit Hours)                                                            All Students

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    EDH 6405

    Higher Education Law

    3

    EDH 6505

    Higher Education Finance

    3

    EDH 6401

    Higher Education Policy

    3

    EDH 6635

    Organization & Leadership in Higher Education

    3

    SDS 6646

    Foundations of Student Affairs

    3

    SDS 6700

    Diversity in Higher Education

    3

     

    Electives: General Higher Education Track-(12 Credit Hours)

     

    Select 9 hours from:

     

    EDH 6xxx

    Higher Education Advancement

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    Personnel Management in Higher Education

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    Comparative Higher Education

    3

    EDH 6946

    Practicum in Higher Education

    3

    EDA 6191

    Team Leadership & Development

    3

    EDA 6302

    Lifelong Learning & Professional Development

    3

    EDA 6930

    Grants Development & Program Design

    3

    EDA 6271

    Technology and Educational Leadership

    3

    EME 6409

    Interactive Distance Education

    3

    EME 6601

    Instructional Design and Applications

    3

    SPM 5605

    Sports Governance & Compliance

    3

     

    Select 3 hours from any of the HEA posted Electives

     

    Major:   Higher Education Administration

    Concentration:  Student Affairs (36 Credit Hours)

     

    Core Courses-(6 Credit Hours)                                                                                     All Students

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    EDH 6069

    Foundations of Higher Education

    3

    EDF 6480

    Foundations of Educational Research

    3

     

    Required Major Courses-(18 Credit Hours)                                                            All Students

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    EDH 6405

    Higher Education Law

    3

    EDH 6505

    Higher Education Finance

    3

    EDH 6401

    Higher Education Policy

    3

    EDH 6635

    Organization & Leadership in Higher Education

    3

    SDS 6646

    Foundations of Student Affairs

    3

    SDS 6700

    Diversity in Higher Education

    3

     

    Electives: Student Affairs Track-(12 Credit Hours)

     

    Select 9 hours from:

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    SDS 6645

    Student Development in Higher Education

    3

    SDS 6640

    Leadership of Student Affairs

    3

    EDH 6946

    Practicum in Higher Education

    3

    EDA 6930

    Grants Development & Program Design

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    Comparative Higher Education

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    College Student Counseling

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    Career Services in Higher Education

    3

     

    Select 3 hours from the HEA posted Electives

     

    Major:   Higher Education Administration

    Concentration:  International Programs (36 Credit Hours)

     

    Core Courses-(6 Credit Hours)                                                                                     All Students

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    EDH 6069

    Foundations of Higher Education

    3

    EDF 6480

    Foundations of Educational Research

    3

     

    Required Major Courses-(18 Credit Hours)                                                            All Students

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    EDH 6405

    Higher Education Law

    3

    EDH 6505

    Higher Education Finance

    3

    EDH 6401

    Higher Education Policy

    3

    EDH 6635

    Organization & Leadership in Higher Education

    3

    SDS 6646

    Foundations of Student Affairs

    3

    SDS 6700

    Diversity in Higher Education

    3

     

    Electives: International Programs Track-(12 Credit Hours)

     

    Must take the following three courses:

    Course

    Course Name

    Credit Hours

    EDH 6xxx

    Comparative Higher Education

    3

    EDH 6946

    Practicum in Higher Education†

    3

    EDH 6xxx

    Study Abroad in Higher Education Administration

    3

    Must be completed in UNF or other institutional International Center; any approved elective if waived for previous full-time employment in international programs

     

    Select 3 hours from the HEA posted Electives