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Ohio University will kick off master’s in higher education cohort in January


Ohio University will be kicking off a Master’s in Higher Education (MHE) cohort in January 2018.  Over several years, the MHE program has helped a wide variety of professionals launch and advance their careers in higher education. The program meets the needs of many current higher education administrators and aspiring professionals, including support staff employees and entry level administrators in areas such as admissions and student affairs, who are beginning their careers in higher education administration. 

The MHE program has a long history of preparing working professionals and others for a variety of higher education administrative positions and graduates have gone on to have strong careers in functional areas including admissions, residence life, institutional research, campus programming and other areas. Most of the program is offered online, with one face-to-face semester at Columbus State Community College (fall semester 2018). The in-person courses are scheduled to accommodate work schedules, with classes on Friday evenings and Saturdays. 

The courses are taught primarily by the Patton College of Education’s Athens Campus faculty who have a wide range of interests and possess an array of experiences as practitioners in higher education administration. The faculty have served as deans, vice provosts, assistant and associate deans, as well as diverse areas including admissions, institutional research, student affairs, study abroad programs, diversity and inclusion, and more. The program’s faculty are interested in the success of our students and serve as resources both in and outside of the classroom setting.

For more details on the curriculum, see https://www.ohio.edu/education/academic-programs/counseling-and-higher-education/higher-education/masters-in-higher-education/index.cfm.

If you have questions about the program, please contact Dr. Pete Mather at matherp@ohio.edu or 740-593-4454.