Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration

University of West Georgia
Degree Level Doctoral
Total Credit Hours 60
Per Credit Hour Cost $312.00

Program Description

This program aims to teach students how to appropriately and effectively address critical issues in higher education administration through critical analysis and reflective thought, and teach them to understand, analyze, and utilize literature to influence decisions in higher education. Additionally, our students will be able to conduct and review institutional assessments in order to analyze policy and program effectiveness to make informed decisions. Students who graduate this program will be able to understand the intricacies and nuances of higher education finance and advancement. Our students will also be able to identify legal issues and changes that affect practice in higher education. Finally, students will be able to identify personal values and ethics as it influences their professional practice.

Level of Online Program Delivery

100% Online, No Attendance Requirements

A one day orientation to occur prior to the beginning of the program.

Admissions Information

A)All applicants to the Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration must have a Master's degree, and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on all graduate coursework. It requires a minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory or budgetary full-time professional experience in a higher education setting. B)Official transcripts from all schools attended, undergraduate and graduate. C)Official GRE Scores from ETS, taken within the last 5 years. Minimum expected scores: Verbal- 151, Quantitative- 142 and Analytical Writing 3.5. D)Writing Sample: a term paper at least 5 pages but no more than 10 pages in length. E)Letter of intent articulating professional goals. Curriculum Vitae F)3 Letters of Support from: -Previous faculty member -Direct supervisor -A reference of the applicant's choosing

Area of Study


Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges