Candidates complete a comprehensive study of higher education leadership and administration through the two year cohorted program.  The total units for the M.A. in Higher Education is 31.  

Year 1 

  • Summer II
    • EDLA 6710 Leadership in Higher Education Seminar I (3 units)
  • Fall
    • EDLA 6711 Foundations of Higher Education (3 units), AND
    • EDLA 6712 Organization & Administration in Higher Education (3 units)
  • Spring
    • EDLA 6713 Theories of College Student Development (3 units), AND
    • EDLA 6714 Leadership in Catholic Higher Education ( 2 units), AND
    • EDLA 6715 Community College Leadership (2 units)
  • Summer I:
    • EDLA 6105 Assessment & Research Methodology (3 units)

Total Year 1 Units: 19 

Year 2

  • Fall:
    • EDLCA 6720 Fieldwork in Higher Education (3 units), AND
    • EDLA 6721 Higher Education Law and Public Policy (3 units)
  • Spring:
    • EDLA 6722 Resource Management in Higher Education (3 units), AND
    • EDLA 6723 Leadership in Higher Education Seminar II (3 units), AND
    • EDLA 6995 Comprehensive Examination (0 units)

Total Year 2 Units:  12

Total Program Units: 31