Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program
The Higher Education Administration and Policy Program prepares reflective and dynamic leaders for careers in higher education. Alumni work in colleges and universities, governmental agencies, and consulting firms concerned with higher education. Graduates have careers in fields including student affairs, admissions and enrollment management, financial aid, government and community relations, policy analysis, alumni relations, institutional and policy research, athletics administration and change management.
Students come from a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds. This diversity adds depth and a mixture of perspectives to classroom discussions. Classes are offered in the evening and can be pursued either part-time or full-time.
Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy is consistently ranked among the top graduate schools of education nationwide by U.S. News and World Report.
Northwestern's MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program Director and Assistant Director Attend National Conference11/10/15 by Kristin McCann
Northwestern University’s MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy program Director and Assistant Director attended the 2015 annual Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) conference. ASHE is one of the major national conferences for research on higher education and was held in Denver, CO November 4-7.
On Saturday, October 17, 2015, Northwestern University’s MS in Higher Education (MSHE) students celebrated the university's annual homecoming.
The MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy program (MSHE) is proud of the track record of placing 90 percent of graduates in jobs within 90 days of graduation. One example of this success is graduate Anne Pugh.