Master of Science in Higher Education
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers an online Master of Science in Higher Education for individuals interested in helping students reach their full potential.  With this online master’s in higher education you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to develop and lead programs, services, and classes that can help students succeed.  Courses help you enhance your understanding of the higher education environment, teaching the latest strategies and technologies that can help you and your students maximize your potential.  The curriculum prepares you to solve institutional problems to improve institutional and student success, make effective decisions through the evaluation of research and data, choose leadership approaches appropriate to the culture, and to deploy resources to achieve the intended results.  Above all graduates are prepared to evaluate the potential impact of policies and processes on student outcomes.  This program offers six specializations and a general program so you can choose an area that best meets your interests and goals:

  • Adult Learning
  • College Teaching and Learning
  • Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing
  • Global Higher Education
  • Leadership for Student Success
  • Online and Distance Learning

Walden features two tracks that allow you the flexibility to progress at a pace that fits you.  The Traditional Track is one course at a time while the Fast Track is two courses at a time.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island