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

Three Graduate Assistants, Three Unique Internships

11/30/16 by Elyse Yarnell

Northwestern University’s Higher Education Administration and Policy (MSHE) Program’s internship placement supports students’ career and professional development.

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Welcoming the New MSHE Class!

10/25/16 by MSHE Staff

Although the MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy (MSHE) program enrolls new students each quarter, the majority of full-time students begin each summer and fall quarter. With fall quarter 2016 underway, we wanted to profile the newest class of MSHE students.

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Running for Work-Life Balance

10/13/16 by Elyse Yarnell

Alongside 40,400 runners, five MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy (MSHE) students, alumni, and staff participated in the 39th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The Chicago Marathon is one of the six World Marathon Majors alongside Berlin, Boston, London, New York, and Tokyo. The course showcases 20 of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods, and an estimated 1.7 million spectators cheered on runners for this year’s race. 

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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