Leadership for Student Success

Higher education institutions are becoming increasingly accountable for providing students with skills that prepare them for the future. In this specialization, you can gain the tools you need to develop and measure programs that support student success. With an emphasis on outcomes, these courses focus on best practices for improving the engagement, retention, and educational achievement of today’s diverse student populations.

Completion Requirements

  • 30 total semester credits
    • Core courses (21 sem. cr.)
    • Specialization courses (6 sem. cr.)
    • Integrative capstone (3 sem. cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

The program’s courses are delivered online in a prescribed sequence:

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code EDUC 6155 Course Understanding Higher Education Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6156 Course Understanding Students: Learning, Development, and Diversity Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6263 Course Best Practices for Student Success Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6157 Course Understanding Institutions: Organizational Behavior and Culture Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6261 Course Managing Resources for Organizational Success: Finance Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6225 Course Foundations of Research Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6761 Course Globalization in Higher Education Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6751 Course Creating Supportive Learning and Service Environments Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6752 Course Leading Change in Student Support Programs Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6960 Course Capstone: Master's Project Credits (3 sem. cr.)
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