Higher Education Certificate

The Higher Education Certificate program has been designed to serve the practicing or prospective college or university administrator or instructor. Courses and internships in higher education are directed toward the study of administrative and academic operations of colleges and universities. Specific program options include: administration, student services, curriculum, and instruction option. A higher education internship developed in conjunction with the student's major academic adviser and the center staff may be anticipated. Internships may be completed at the University or at one of several cooperating institutions. This certificate program in higher education requires a minimum of 18 credits.


Admission Requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in any discipline with a minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average
  • The certificate program is not limited to those with an undergraduate degree in Education

Application Deadline

Applications to the Higher Education Certificate program are accepted on a rolling basis.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

Not all departments offer graduate assistantships. Students should inquire with the department directly to determine assistantship availability.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process! it is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.