Tiffin University offers a Master of Education degree in Higher Educational Administration for students and professionals in education who want to influence others and lead schools. Students should wish to do this in order to benefit students and educators within colleges, universities, and other institutes of higher learning. Students in the program will learn about the role of administration in developing school culture. Another topic students will explore is educational leadership and the administrative responsibilities inherent in the role of principal, superintendent, and educational administrator. The program is based on a curriculum that aims to develop a student’s teaching capabilities in addition to administrative capabilities. This curriculum includes classes such as Philosophy of Education, Diversity in Education, and Student Enrollment and Retention.
Graduates should have demonstrated the professional and educational qualifications necessary for advanced roles in educational administration and the leadership of educational institutions by the end of this program. Some desired skills in this field include the ability to design and lead initiatives that evaluate and improve instructional programs, to develop, implement, and manage ongoing evaluation and professional development in teaching and learning, and to create strategic plans using a visioning process to be shared and supported by stakeholders. Students may also be able to use data to effectively manage the organization and resources for a safe, secure, and effective learning environment, to articulate the school’s role within the broader political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context and responding effectively to changes that impact the school community, and to model democratic value systems, ethics, and moral leadership.
- Bachelor’s degree, three-year undergraduate professional degree from an accredited higher education institution Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
- Resume or curriculum vitae
- Personal statement
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission