The Master of Education in Higher Education program of study is composed of:
- required courses in the study of higher education — 15 credits
- culminating experience — 3 credits
- elective courses which provide greater depth of study in an area of interest to the student, including an internship experience — 6 credits
- focus courses in an area of professional practice in higher education — 6 credits
Note that students have the option of taking elective courses in an area of professional practice or designing their own program of study from electives offered in higher education or other relevant areas in the College of Education.
If you are a student interested in earning both the certificate in Institutional Research and the M.Ed. in Higher Education from Penn State, you will need a minimum of 36 credits to earn both the 30-credit M.Ed. and the 15-credit certificate.
Required Courses (15 credits)
Culminating Experience (3 credits)
Emphasis Area (6 credits)
Administration (6 credits)
Student Engagement (select 6 credits)
Institutional Research (select 6 credits)
Electives (select 6 credits)
Choose from a list of elective courses in higher education with approval of a faculty adviser to satisfy 1–9 credits of this requirement.
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