Student success is a major concern for higher education leaders today.

College and university educators who can do more with less and help their students achieve important educational goals will be in great demand. If you’re a current or aspiring higher education leader, the online Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success can help you develop the practical skills you need to create institutional changes that improve student retention and outcomes.

Explore strategies for developing programs and support services to help more students from increasingly diverse backgrounds reach their educational goals. Gain a deeper understanding of current higher education systems and future trends as you examine the social, political, and economic contexts influencing four-year colleges, universities, and community colleges. Discover how to apply business principles and best practices to help institutions more effectively manage resources and meet student needs.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.


Clarice Davis

Clarice Davis

MSED and EdS in Teacher Leadership Graduate
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