The graduate program in Educational Administration with an emphasis in Higher Education prepares administrators and educators for the demands of leadership in colleges or universities and other institutional settings.

Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration

Through a comprehensive master’s program for individuals wanting a graduate degree or through coursework taken for professional development, the program supports administrative leaders and educators who seek to enhance their professional competencies and effectiveness in today’s increasingly diverse work place.

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Emphasis Areas

  • Student Affairs Administration
  • Foundations in Education
  • Sports Administration & Exercise Science
  • Disabilities Studies

Degree Requirements

Visit UMKC’s Catalog for admissions and degree requirements.

Application Deadlines

  • July 15 for Fall entry
  •  *** Extended to December 1 for Spring entry
  • April 1 for Summer entry

Program Forms and Documents

Visit the division’s Student Resources page for program forms and documents.

The online graduate application and the official transcripts will need to be sent directly to the UMKC Admissions Office via the admissions system. All other supplemental application materials including the Application Packet Cover Sheet should be emailed to Christina Berg and Dr. Tiffani Riggers Piehl.