Passionate, principled leaders are needed at the forefront of contemporary challenges in higher education. A biblical and values-driven approach to leadership means you will follow your passion to impact others, while maintaining your integrity and enriching your leadership skills. The exploration of faith and learning in a Christ-centered academic environment will equip you to make a lasting impact on students and colleagues.
In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
The M.Ed. in Higher Education degree is available as part of a dual master’s degree in the following areas:
Studies in Higher Education provide individuals who are interested in a variety of areas in higher education with the opportunity to explore, with breadth and depth, the various facets of post-secondary institutions. The purpose of the MBA is to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in a global business environment regardless of their chosen vocation. Faculty and staff members work closely with students to equip them with the knowledge and skills for future employment and leadership opportunities. The dual degree will give students the best of both worlds as the concepts are intertwined and integrated from a Christian perspective.
The Master of Arts in Management and the Master of Education in Higher Education Dual Degree Program is a 54-hour program. The dual degree program will be most relevant to students who want strong understanding, skills and competencies in developing leaders, organizational management, and in leading educational organizations within higher education effectively from an administrative perspective.
Effective communication and efficient organizational structure are essential in any successful college and/or university setting. The M.A. in Communication and M.Ed. in Higher Education dual degree provides a platform on which students will gain an advanced understanding of the skills necessary to lead groups on a college or university campus. The skills and knowledge acquired through this degree will provide individuals with a deep understanding of the inner workings of a college campus and how to coordinate and lead work teams in the support and implementation of the institution's mission and vision.
The Master of Education in Higher Education provides foundational knowledge in the history, mission, and administration of higher learning. The Master of Arts in Student Ministry opens opportunities for spiritual guidance and development that can enhance the educational experience of college students. The opportunity to minister to the college campus community is enhanced with this dual degree offering.
Prospective students for K-12 and/or college-level teaching will pursue the M.A. in Teaching and M.Ed. in Higher Education dual degree to obtain and strengthen skills needed to be effective in K-12 and college-level instructional roles. This dual degree is a fifty-four hour, non-thesis graduate program. The program consists of M.A. in Teaching core curriculum of twenty-seven hours and M.Ed. in Higher Education core curriculum (including instructional field curriculum) of twenty-seven hours. Students gain theoretical and experiential knowledge through twenty-seven hours of a M.A. in Teaching core curriculum (twelve hours academic specialization and fifteen hours professional curriculum) and twenty-seven hours of a M.Ed. in Higher Education Instructional Track curriculum (nine hours core curriculum and eighteen hours instructional field).
Knowledge of curriculum planning and instructional effectiveness is essential in a higher education setting. The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and M.Ed. in Higher Education dual degree provides a platform on which students will gain an advanced understanding of the skills necessary to design curriculum, plan for effective instruction, and provide leadership to groups of individuals in higher education. The skills and knowledge acquired through this degree plan will provide individuals with a deep understanding of the inner workings of curriculum planning and how to coordinate and lead work teams in the support and implementation of the institution's mission and vision.
The dual degree will equip students with the knowledge, skills, and comprehension from the fields of higher education and kinesiology that will enable them to better manage the wide variety of programs associated with fitness, wellness, and post-secondary institutions.
Dr. Sena Baker
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