Sep 26, 2023  
ACE Catalog - Volume 30 
ACE Catalog - Volume 30 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education Certificate

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Master’s Level Certificate

Certificate Description

This certificate prepares higher education leadership in to meet the needs of adult learners, faculty, and staff while addressing issues related to governance and policy. By investigating the constraints of law, students develop skills in applying theory and research to institutional practices.

Certificate Outcomes

  1. Evaluate the factors impacting adult learning within the environment of higher education. 
  2. Investigate the constraints of law and governance as they apply to program delivery and student engagement. 
  3. Apply and promote skills in leadership by incorporating collaborative, data-driven decision making influenced by research. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Certificate in Higher Education Administration prepares innovative and ethical leaders to further increase access to education. Through evidence-based research and critical analysis, students address issues in postsecondary education, manage positive change, and explore policymaking.

Course List (18 Total Semester Credits)


  • This program is neither designed nor approved (as of the publication date of this Catalog) to prepare students for licensure, certification, or endorsement in any state.

  • Check availability in your state on the Programs by State section of the ACE website.

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