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. Learn more at a program preview.

Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy consistently ranks 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

MSHE Students off to a Great Start in their Internships

8/31/17 by Kristin McCann

Some of our new students began the program this summer and are already hard at work in their internships. Check out our profiles of new students Katie Welch, Stacey Huynh, and Megan Marshall to learn a bit more about their experiences thus far!

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MSHE Community Members Advocate for Equity and Social Justice

6/6/17 by Audra Nelson

Recent Higher Education Administration & Policy graduate Joanne Kang (MS16) and current student Phong Luu (MS17) teamed up recently to present “Silenced but Not Forgotten: Relating AAPI History to the Student Experience” at the 30th Annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) in Fort Worth, Texas.

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MSHE at Northwestern's PossePlus Retreat

4/24/17 by Elyse Yarnell

This year, two current MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy (MSHE) students, Jamie Jeune and Eric Hetland, attended the PossePlus Retreat for the Northwestern PosseScholars. 

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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