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Columbus State University

Master of Education
Educational Leadership - Higher Education Track

College of Education and Health Professions

Department of Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership

Program Description

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Higher Education Track provides individuals with an interdisciplinary approach to serve as administrators and leaders in a variety of higher education settings.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may serve as administrators and leaders in a variety of higher education settings.

Admission Requirements

  • 2.7 Undergraduate GPA
  • GRE Composite Score
  • Professional Statement
  • Two letters of Reference

Enrollment is limited to assure there is an opportunity for enhanced students and teacher engagement (1:17 ratio).

Qualified candidates will be invited to campus for a one -day interview process with faculty members of the program.

Learning Outcomes

National standards for the program are benchmarked with the Council of the Advancement of Higher Education (CAS) and American College Personnel Association Professional Competencies.  

Additional Program Requirements

Students may take internships in student affairs and enrollment management areas across the country and at CSU.

Students admitted to the program must complete an online Graduate Orientation prior to enrolling in classes.