Higher Education Administration and Policy Program

Higher Education Administration and Policy Program

Master of Science in Higher Education and Policy

The Higher Education Administration and Policy Program will prepare you as a reflective and dynamic leader in higher education — for colleges and universities, governmental agencies and consulting firms in postsecondary education. Pursue career fields such as student affairs, admissions, community relations, policy analysis, alumni relations and development, policy and institutional analysis, athletics administration and change management.

Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy is consistently ranked among the
top graduate schools of education by U.S. News & World Report.

Launch, Change or
Advance Your Career

Learn about part- and full-time options for our Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program within Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy.

Expand Your
Career Potential

Enhance your current credentials with a flexible face-to-face and virtual blended learning format in our five-course Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration.

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Headline-worthy news about MSHE students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the program

Webinar Highlights New Higher Ed Graduate Certificate

7/29/16 by Julie Deardorff

During a free lunchtime webinar, Northwestern University administrator and faculty member Jake Julia will discuss effective leadership in higher education and the benefits of pursuing SESP’s new Higher Education Administration Graduate Certificate.

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Students Honored with Campus Awards for Outstanding Contributions

7/12/16 by Lorato Anderson, Kristin McCann

We are proud to announce that two MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy (MSHE) students were recently awarded the Northwestern Campus Life Award and the SESP Alumni Leadership Award. 

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MSHE Director Featured at Future STEM Leaders Conference

7/25/16 by Lorato Anderson

Lois Trautvetter, director of the MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy program, was a featured panelist at Washington, D.C.’s "Future STEM Leaders" conference.

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Contact Us

MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program

2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/491-7526

Email: ms-highered@northwestern.edu