Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog

Higher Education


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The Higher Education Administration program serves the formal academic leadership development needs of persons aspiring to become managers and leaders in higher education institutions.

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This concentration offers the following graduate degrees in education: community college leadership certificate, master of arts (M.A.), doctor of education (Ed.D.), and Philosophy of Education (Ph.D). The certificate program requires 15 credits beyond a master’s degree. The master’s program requires 33 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree and is available online. The Ed.D. is the terminal professional degree in education designed for students who desire to improve their professional practice as educators. The Ed.D. requires a minimum of 75 semester hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. A bachelor’s and master’s degree is required of all students to be admitted to an Ed.D. program. Candidates may, with the approval of the faculty, transfer up to 30 semester hours from previous course work.

Graduate study addresses the challenges faced by institutions and agencies in the design and delivery of post secondary education and the preparation of educators to meet these challenges.

Career Options

Graduates are employed specifically as faculty and administrators in community colleges and universities, adult learning consultants, and continuing professional educators.

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