Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration

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Approx. program length:

18 months


Credits:

15


Cost per credit:

$810

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Raise the bar for higher learning

Be a part of the solution to the bigger issues affecting education. Our Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration (CERT/D-HEA) helps prepare you to create and improve the policies that shape colleges and universities. Credits earned in the CERT/D-HEA program are transferable toward our Doctor of Education with a focus in Higher Education Administration. The CERT/D-HEA does not lead to teacher licensure or any other professional licensure certification.

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.

Course length:

8 weeks*


Total credits required:

15


Requirements and prerequisites

To earn your online Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration, you’ll take 15 credits from a required set of courses.

Core courses

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Higher Education Law, Policy And The Regulatory Environment hea712
3
Higher Education Economics, Finance And Strategic Planning hea713
3
Academic And Student Affairs Administration hea722
3
Student Development, Adult Education, And Student Diversity hea731
3
Curriculum Development, Assessment, And Program Evaluation hea732
3

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for postsecondary education administrators is projected to be 7 percent between 2018 and 2028. Information not specific to University of Phoenix. A Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration can help prepare you to be an:

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

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

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.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is your assurance that the University meets quality standards.

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.


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our online Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration, you can:

Lock in your tuition

We promise you’ll keep the same affordable tuition until you complete your certificate program. Count on your tuition to be as dependable as your education.

Learn on your schedule

Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, our Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration can be completed one course at a time.

Gain real-world insights

Our instructors work in the fields they teach. So you won’t just learn how to impact education — you’ll actually see how it’s done.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Post Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration, you’ve got the way.

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