MEd in Adult & Higher Education, Higher Education Track

If you currently work in a higher education setting—perhaps as faculty, staff, an advisor, student affairs professional, or administrator—the Master of Education in adult and higher education, higher education track, might be for you.

Offered completely online, the program helps students develop the leadership skills needed to guide college students through the unique challenges they face and provides master’s credentials for career advancement.

Before you get started, you’ll need

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • The prerequisites required by the education college’s admissions policy
  • Access to a computer and high-speed Internet as well as basic computer and word-processing skills

Degrees You Can Earn

MEd Adult & Higher Education, Higher Education Track: In addition to the requirements you must meet for the MEd in adult and higher education, you will take 15 credit hours of specialized higher education coursework, such as higher education finance and college student development.

You must pass the Master Comprehensive Exam to receive your degree. The exam includes two questions from core courses and one from a specialty course.
See a breakdown of the degree plan and requirements.

Other Degree Options

If you’d like to explore other MEd in adult and higher education options, check out the adult education track and the discipline and instruction track.

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Where Can This Degree Take You?

Well, where would you like to go? The need for student-focused professionals in the field of adult and higher education is on the rise. You can take your skills to public and private institutions across Texas and to community and corporate organizations.

There’s a lot ahead of you. You can go anywhere and do anything—follow a path or forge a brand new one. It’s all up to you, and we’re here to help prepare you for whatever journey lies ahead.

Visit the Career Development Center to search for internships, apply for jobs, or get help putting together your resume.


Tuition & Funding

A good education shouldn’t saddle you with insurmountable debt. That’s why, at UHV, affordability and quality go hand in hand. From scholarships to grants to assistantships, we offer an array of options to help you afford your UHV graduate education.

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Tuition Rates

The estimated cost of attending the University of Houston–Victoria varies with enrollment status and personal lifestyle. Browse our Cost of Attendance page to get an idea of how much it will cost to attend UHV.

Funding Options

To apply for FAFSA and similar external scholarships, visit the Office of Financial Aid Internal scholarships and assistantships may also be available; contact the program coordinator for more information.

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