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Post Master's Certificate in Higher Education Administration

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9 months

Approximate Program Length

15

Total Credits

$810

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

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Register by: Jun 16, 2021

Be a part of the solution to the bigger issues affecting education. Our Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration (CERT/D-HEA) prepares you to create and improve the policies that shape our colleges and universities. Credits earned in CERT/D-HEA are transferrable toward our Doctor of Education with a focus in Higher Education Administration. However, this certificate does not lead to teacher licensure.

You'll learn how to:

  • Improve the performance of educational institutions.

  • Manage schools and systems despite severe funding pressures.

  • Apply knowledge and best practices to increase effectiveness of educational administrative processes.

Courses

1

Course at a time

8

Weeks per course

5

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Higher education law
  • Student affairs administration
  • Adult education
  • Curriculum development
  • Program evaluation

Program Purpose Statement

The Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration (CERT/D-HEA) will prepare education professionals who can address the multiple challenges facing higher education in today’s dynamic global education community. The CERT/D-HEA does not lead to teacher licensure or any other professional licensure or certification.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a degree?

A CERT-D-HEA can prepare you to be a:

  • Academic Dean
  • Admissions Director
  • Institutional Research Director
  • Registrar
7 %

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for postsecondary education administrators is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$810

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

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NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

26

Average years of industry experience

25

Deans

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.