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Post Master's Certificate in Higher Education Administration

10 months

Approximate Program Length

15

Total Credits

$810

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Register by: Jan 12, 2022

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.

  • 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.

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Courses

1

Course at a time

8

Weeks per course

5

Courses per year

Schedule

Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. 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.

Career Services for Life®

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

Tuition

Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

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Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

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

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

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

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Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.