Master of Science in Education in Higher Education Leadership & Policy Studies
Hofstra University

Program Details

The online MSEd in Higher Education Leadership & Policy Studies degree program from Hofstra University provides an interdisciplinary exploration of important foundational and policy issues and an introduction to educational leadership in higher education settings. Students participating in this program gain:

  • A comprehensive understanding of leadership issues in a higher education setting
  • A thorough knowledge base of the governance and operation of an institution of higher education
  • An exploration of historic and current issues involving administration and leadership in colleges and universities in the United States
  • An exploration of leadership styles in higher education administration
  • The ability to assume middle and senior leadership roles in institutions of higher education
  • The ability to successfully implement college and university missions


  • Bachelor's degree, with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of professional goals and objectives

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education