2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (December 2013) 
    Dec 09, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (December 2013) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Program

Return to: M.S. in Higher Education 

Today’s higher education institutions need leaders and managers with a broad range of knowledge and skills. The general program emphasizes student-centered management practices critical to planning and administration of effective programs and services in higher education. Graduates of the General Program will be prepared to work successfully in a variety of mid-level administrative positions, build collaborations with other departments and programs, and advocate for resources and policies that support student success in their areas of responsibility.

Specialization Curriculum

Course Sequence

Semester Course Credits
1 EDUC 6155 - Understanding Higher Education 3 sem. cr.
EDUC 6156 - Understanding Students: Learning, Development, and Diversity 3 sem. cr.
2 EDUC 6157 - Understanding Institutions: Organizational Behavior and Culture 3 sem. cr.
EDUC 6158 - Using Research and Data to Drive Decision Making 3 sem. cr.
3 EDUC 6263 - Best Practices for Student Success 3 sem. cr.
EDUC 6262 - Optimizing Quality and Productivity 3 sem. cr.
4 EDUC 6261 - Managing Resources for Organizational Success: Finance 3 sem. cr.
EDUC 6260 - Managing Resources for Organizational Success: Human Resources 3 sem. cr.
5 EDUC 6264 - Program Planning and Assessment 3 sem. cr.
EDUC 6960 - Capstone: Master’s Project 3 sem. cr.