University Catalog

Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Chair:  John Eller
Address: B109 Education Building
Phone: 320.308.1532
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/heid

EdD Program Contact Information:
Address:
B121 Education Building
Phone: 320-308-4220

MS in Higher Education Administration (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is required of all applicants who possess only a baccalaureate degree.The GRE is waived for individuals with a post-baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution in a country where English is the sole official language.
  • Submission of a one- to two-page statement describing their interest and experience in higher education leadership, including their educational and career goals. (This document can be uploaded in the online application within the Statement of Intent section.
  • Three letters of reference.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 36
Core: HIED 604, HIED 614, HIED 624, HIED 634, HIED 644, HIED 654, HIED 664, HIED 672
Electives:
Research: HIED 674, HIED 694, HIED 699 (6 credits)

PLAN B


Option(s): Comprehensive Exam
Credits: 36
Core: HIED 604, HIED 614, HIED 624, HIED 634, HIED 644, HIED 654, HIED 664, HIED 672
Electives:
Research: HIED 674, HIED 694, HIED 684

PLAN C


Option(s): Portfolio
Credits: 36
Core: HIED 604, HIED 614, HIED 624, HIED 634, HIED 644, HIED 654, HIED 664, HIED 672
Electives:
Research: HIED 674, HIED 694, HIED 684


EdD in Higher Education Administration (72 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0
  • Submission of a resume or curriculum vita reflecting employment and professional accomplishments.
  • Submission of a professional writing sample (master’s research or thesis, published article, paper prepared for a professional conference, research paper, or written analysis of a professional article).
  • Submission of a Statement of Intent.
  • The GRE is required.
  • Participation in an interview with doctoral program faculty.

Notes

  • See program website for application deadlines.
  • Up to 12 masters credits may be applied toward elective credits upon approval.

Program Requirements

(30 credits) HIED 800, HIED 801HIED 803HIED 804HIED 805HIED 806HIED 810, HIED 813 or HIED 823, HIED 820, HIED 830

Electives

(9 to 21 credits) HIED 812HIED 814HIED 821HIED 822HIED 880. Additional courses inside or outside of the Higher Education Administration that support the student's career goals. Specific courses will be identified in consultation with the faculty advisor.

Research

(21 credits ) HIED 807, HIED 808, HIED 809, HIED 899


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