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Understanding The Infrastructure Of Higher Education

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This course will examine the evolution of the Higher Education Academy from an organizational, political, philosophical, cultural, economic, and policy-oriented point of view. Students will become familiar with various campus cultures through the evolution of models that impact how departments function on-campus and work collaboratively (or non-collaboratively) to support the institution’s mission and educate students.

Course Competencies
  • Synthesize the relationship between the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of higher education and the infrastructure of higher education.
  • Analyze organizational, political, philosophical, cultural, or economic policies related to the foundations of higher education.
  • Examine the role of key figures in the institutional power structure to support the institution’s mission.
  • Apply research techniques to relevant issues in higher education governance and policy.


This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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