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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.


Headline-worthy news about MSHE students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the program
Welcome to the new MSHEadlines!
5/19/15 by MSHE Staff

Greetings! Welcome to the new MSHEadlines page. As the title alludes, this page will feature a variety of headline-worthy news about MSHE students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the program. Please stay tuned for periodic and timely posts, as this will be an excellent way to learn more about who we are at MSHE.

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Annual Higher Ed Reception
5/19/15 by Kristin McCann

The 11th Annual Higher Ed Reception (4th annual as a stand-alone program) was hosted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 in Annenberg Hall of Northwestern University’s main Evanston campus. Invitees included current MSHE students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the many friends of the program.

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