Advanced Certificate in Higher Education Administration
Dallas Baptist University

Program Details

The online Advanced Certificate in Higher Education Administration provides advanced study that emphasizes higher education management, academic administration, student services, public relations, and institutional leadership.  The curriculum emphasizes servant leadership in professional and personal conduct as students learn to identify and analyze the key elements of higher education administration including ethics and leadership, teaching and learning, legal aspects and finance, research methods, history and philosophy, and student development.  Students learn about communication, leadership, decision-making, technology, and the impact of globalization on higher education.


  • Official transcripts from each institution attended as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members
  • A statement of purpose outlining reasons for seeking admission, answering each question with approximately 150 words, as this is considered a writing sample
  • A current professional résumé

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges