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Post Master's Certificate in Higher Education Administration, Certificate


Enhance your resume with a Post-Master's Certificate in Higher Education.

Post-Master’s certificates in higher education are designed to meet the professional development, re-tooling, or career advancement needs of individuals who have already earned advanced degrees (masters or doctoral) in another field and are employed in higher education or are seeking employment in higher education. A Post-Master’s certificate may also be useful to individuals planning to go on for a doctoral program in higher education.

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration prepares individuals to work in functional or operational areas or departments that are student services and/or administrative focused including enrollment management, financial aid, registrar, alumni relations, athletics administration, government and community relations, and institutional research and policy analysis.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions to the M.Ed. Higher Education programs and certificates are evaluated on a rolling basis. 

Application Checklist Items

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 with official transcripts
  • Official graduate transcripts (for admission to Post-Master's certificates)
  • Resume
  • Interview


The 12-credit Post-Master’s certificate program in Higher Education Administration will include the following three-credit courses:

  • MHE 508 Higher Education Policy
  • MHE 509 Budgeting and Finance
  • MHE 510 Organization and Governance
  • Elective

Academic Catalog

Course Requirements


Tuition & Fees


Online Learning at DeSales

Attending classes from an off-campus location can be an excellent option for many busy students. Distance education at DeSales encompasses everything from video conference courses to hybrid (a combination of in-class and online) to online courses. 

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Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education