Master of Arts in Education / Higher Education Administration
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Program Details

LSU offers the online MA in Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration. This program is designed for students seeking careers in student affairs and higher education administration. It examines the diverse nature of higher education institutions and their unique community of stakeholders.

The curriculum helps candidates develop the leadership vision, higher education knowledge, and management skills needed to assume leadership positions across a broad spectrum of the following higher education fields:

  • student athlete support services
  • career planning and placement
  • academic support services
  • recruiting and admissions
  • student activities
  • financial aid
  • Greek affairs
  • and more


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution
  • GPA of at least 3.00 on all undergraduate work (or last half-degree requirement) and a 3.00 GPA or better on any graduate work already completed
  • Official current GRE score
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A letter of intent, which serves as a statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges