Help students reach their full potential by advancing your knowledge and skills with our master’s in higher education program.
When you earn an online Master of Science (MS) in Higher Education degree, you can gain skills and knowledge you need to develop and lead programs, services, and classes that can help students reach their full potential. Walden’s online master’s in higher education degree can help you enhance your understanding of the higher education environment across a range of functions as you learn the latest strategies and technologies that can help you and the students at your institution succeed.
Walden’s MS in Higher Education program offers a variety of specializations to help you meet your personal and professional goals. Learn more about each specialization and its related curriculum:
Graduates of the Walden online Master’s in Higher Education degree program can gain the knowledge and skills needed to:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of positions in higher education will grow 15% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.2 Whether you are a recent college graduate, a career changer, or a faculty or staff member currently working in higher education, the MS in Higher Education can help you prepare to teach or to manage functional areas in this challenging field.
Choose from a range of careers in higher education institutions and in organizations that support higher education, which may include:
You can work toward your degree at a speed that fits your schedule. This program offers two speeds to complete your program, allowing you the flexibility to progress at a pace that’s right for you:
After the first course, you can take one course at a time, earn your degree faster by taking two courses at once, or choose a combination of the two throughout the program to fit your changing needs.
I would not have been in the position that I was offered had I not completed my master’s degree through Walden.
Walden provides flexible online programs for working people.
Studying with Walden has opened doors in terms of authentic application of my studies to my current teaching career. What I learned at Walden was truly utilized at my job.
Walden offers both state-approved educator licensure programs as well as programs and courses that do not lead to licensure or endorsements. Prospective students must review their state licensure requirements prior to enrolling. For more information, please refer to www.WaldenU.edu/educlicensure.
Note on Teacher Licensure or Certification
This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.