All candidates are required to complete and return the following items to the Office of Admissions: • TAMU graduate application and processing fee ($50 for US citizens or permanent residents; $75 for international applicants) • Official transcripts from universities indicating previous degrees awarded • Official GRE scores less than 5 yrs. old • Official TOEFL scores taken within the last two years (international students only)
In addition, the Department of Educational A d m i n i s t r a t ion a n d H u m a n Re s ou rc e Development r e qu i r e s t he fol low i n g t o b e returned to the academic advisor’s office by the deadline (Aug. 15 for spring admission or Dec. 1 for summer/fall admission): • Departmental application • Three evaluation forms • Career objective • Resume
Higher Education Finance
Candidates will be required to come to campus for an interview if faculty consider it necessary. If required, the interviews are held in the fall and spring semesters only.
Student Affairs Administration; Higher Education Administration Law
College of Education & Human Development
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Continuous Quality Improvement in Education
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Higher Education Administration
Higher Education A dministration Specialization Department of Educational Administration & Human Resource Development
Qualitative Research; History of Higher Education
Student Affairs Administration; Judicial Affairs
Master ’ s
D octoral D egrees
Higher Education Administration; College Teaching; Faculty Development
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Higher Education Development
Contact & Resources Department of Educational Administration & Human Resource Development Graduate Advising Office 511 Harrington Tower Texas A&M University College Station, TX 77843-4226 Joyce Nelson 979.847.9098 | email@example.com
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Higher Education A dministration Specialization T he Depa r t ment of E ducat iona l Administration and Human Resource Development offers a master’s and doctorate degree with a specialization in higher education administration. Graduates are qualified to serve in mid-level management positions in higher education administration,
teaching and research. The higher education administration faculty are nationally and internationally known. Their areas of expertise include total quality management, student af fairs, facult y development, governance and qualitative research.
For students desiring to work in student development careers, the department also offers a certificate in College Teaching and a master’s degree with a specialization in student affairs administration.
Master ’ s C urriculum
D octorate C urriculum
Students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours for the M.S. program.
Students must complete a minimum of 73 credit hours in addition to the master’s degree for the Ph.D. program.
Departmental core course requirements: EDAD 610 • Higher Education Law EDAD 611 • Higher Education Business and Finance EDAD 639 • Foundations of Educational Administration EDAD 655 • Administration of Higher Education
Departmental core course requirements: EDAD 610 • Higher Education Law EDAD 611 • Higher Education Business and Finance EDAD 612 • Policy Issues in Administration of Higher Education
EDAD 684 • Internship (negotiable with work experience)
EDAD 639 • Foundations of Educational Administration
Choose 12 - 18 hours from the following specialization courses:
EDAD 655 • Administration of Higher Education
EDAD 612 • Policy Issues in Administration of Higher Education
EDAD 651 • Methods of Epistemology and Inquiry
EDAD 622 • Designing and Managing Quality Educational Systems
EDAD 690A • Theory of EDAD Research-STAT I
EDAD 626 • Advanced Issues in Quality Management in Education
EDAD 690B • Theory of EDAD Research-STAT II
EDAD 627 • Case Studies in Higher Education Administration
EDAD 652 • Politics in Education
EDAD 690 • Theory of EDAD Research-Nat Inquiry
EDAD 654 • Problem Resolution in Educational Organizations
Research Electives (6 credit hours of additional statistics/research methods approved by advisor)
EDAD 657 • Financial Resource Development in Higher Education EDAD 669 • The College Student Support Field (maximum 15 credit hours outside department and approved by advisor)
EDAD 653 • Nature and Problems of Administrative Behavior
EDAD 691 • Research (minimum 13 credit hours) Specialization Courses (minimum 9 credit hours approved by advisor) Support Field (maximum 15 credit hours outside department and approved by advisor)
Texas A&M University offers a master’s and doctorate degree with a specialization in higher education administration. Graduates are qualifie...