Program Information

Priority application deadline is June 4, 2018

Applications are continued to be accepted until July 9, 2018.

 

Higher Education Administration and Leadership (HEAL) is a 12-unit graduate certificate program addresses the needs of career-focused professionals within a continuously changing and complex higher education environment. Program participants will interact with higher education expert faculty and have an opportunity to further develop and expand their professional networks. The HEAL curriculum is based on current research and advanced teaching methodologies. Program objectives are to:

  • Provide participants with a strong foundation in theory and current practice of higher education administration and leadership;
  • Help participants develop their capacity to analyze and address complex issues and challenges facing higher education;
  • Prepare participants to become informed, collaborative, and more effective higher education administrators; and
  • Inspire participants to continuously promote success and innovation among diverse higher education constituencies by exhibiting critical thinking and analysis, as well as inclusion and collaboration.

HEAL program encompassed four 3-unit courses completed over one year (two academic semesters):

Fall 2018

GED 550: Leadership in Higher Education (3 units)

GED 551: Legal Issues in Higher Education (3 units)

Spring 2019

GED 552: Higher Education Finance (3 units)

GED 553: Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education (3 units)

The program is offered in a hybrid format (combination of 5 on-campus and 11 online sessions). Five on-campus weekly sessions take place each semester from 4:00-6:45 pm and 7:00-9:45 pm (2 courses).