Program Overview

This MS online degree program will help you develop into an informed leader who understands how to move an agenda forward amidst the conflicting pressures and perspectives of the higher education industry. You'll obtain a keen sense of the role higher education has in enriching the wider community and the obligation administrators have to support and nurture it. Specifically, you'll learn how to:

  • Design, develop and implement innovative strategies based on empirically derived data and research to address the challenges facing higher education that further an institution's mission, vision and goals
  • Apply empirical research methodologies to evaluate program effectiveness that address underrepresented needs of the increasingly diverse college student population
  • Critically evaluate the historic and social context of higher education for its reciprocity between institutional, local and national policy
  • Utilize compliance, regulatory and accreditation standards to inform institutional decision-making
  • Apply strategies for facilitating effective communication, collaboration and data-based continuous improvement as an administrator across institutional units
  • Apply empirically based financial management skills related to budgeting, resource allocation and funding to support an institution's strategic goals

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education


    A bachelors degree is required. Professional resume.

    School Overview

    At Southern New Hampshire University, your success is our mission. Since 1932, we’ve been relentlessly reinventing higher education and have gained national recognition for our dedication to helping students succeed. Tuition rates for Southern New Hampshire University’s online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. For the fifth consecutive year, SNHU announced it will hold its tuition rates at 2012 levels.

    SNHU also offers:

    • Admission counselors to help you choose the degree that best supports your goals
    • Your own dedicated academic advisor to provide the guidance and encouragement you need for academic success
    • Dedicated career advisors, webinars, internships and more to prepare you to enter or advance in the workforce
    • Instructors with real-world expertise in the fields they teach
    • World-class student services, including an online bookstore, online library, tutoring and 24/7 tech support, all developed specifically with the busy adult learner in mind

    96% of students surveyed across all programs would recommend SNHU to a friend.


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