Information Sessions

Information Sessions

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To learn more about the Masters in Higher Education Administration and Policy (MSHE) program, join us for an in-person or virtual information session which is offered on a variety of days (including weekends) and convenient times. These personalized sessions allow you to ask questions directly and include information about our learning community, the curriculum, the master's research project, internships, financial aid, the application process and job placement for graduates. 

In addition to the information sessions, members of our admissions team attend a variety of graduate school open houses in the fall.

Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions

All times are in Central Time.

Open to all (including Northwestern Employees):

  • 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, June 3
  • 12 to 1 p.m., Friday, June 4
  • 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, June 7
  • 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 8
  • 5 to 6 p.m., Monday, June 14
  • 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 22
  • 12 to 1 p.m., Friday, June 25
  • 12 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 30
  • 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 7
  • 8 to 9 a.m., Thursday, July 8

Exploring Careers in Higher Education

After registering for a virtual information session, we encourage you to view our asynchronous, on-demand "Careers in Higher Education" webinars featuring MSHE alumni panelists. Each webinar is approximately one hour and offers insight from alumni currently working in a variety of current higher education roles.

  • Career Launchers (Recommended for individuals in college and recent graduates)
  • Career Changers (Recommended for individuals with work experience in a different field)
  • Career Advancers (Recommended for individuals with significant work experience in higher education)

Register for Upcoming Information Sessions

The application deadline to enter Summer 2021 as a matriculated student is May 17, 2021.
The application deadline to enter Summer 2021 as a non-matriculated student is May 28, 2021.
The application deadline to enter Fall 2021 as either a matriculated or non-matriculated student is August 16, 2021.


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Contact Us

MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 7300
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/491-7526