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We designed our higher education master’s degree for professionals who are passionate about the transformative power of education, and who care deeply about supporting student success. The program excels in its:
Merrimack College’s selective higher education fellowships cover 100 percent of your tuition and provide nine months of intensive training for jobs in higher education. Working at Merrimack or a partner institution, you’ll acquire first-rate professional experience in educational administration, building skills and achievements that set you apart in the higher education job market.
Whether or not you apply for a fellowship, you’ll get a hands-on education that equips you to solve problems and deliver outcomes. Our master’s in higher education addresses real-world challenges confronting educational administrators and stakeholders, using a practical framework that’s rooted in theory, informed by research and aligned with evidence-based practice.
You can select elective courses, timing, and duration within Merrimack’s flexible higher ed master’s degree to fit your interests. Our program offers courses which play a dynamic role in the community, and offers excellent opportunities for meaningful civic engagement and faculty-supervised research. The master’s degree in higher education concludes with a self-designed capstone project on an issue that matters deeply to you.
Our higher education graduate program is led by nationally recognized scholars, researchers and innovators, who engage in deeply transformative scholarship across the state, nation, and globe. Merrimack’s small classes and high-touch culture enable you to work closely with leading experts on a wide range of higher education needs and challenges, including LGBTQ+ equity, feminism, mental health awareness and promotion, and social equity..
The 400+ graduates of our higher ed master’s degree program hold jobs in higher education institutions and college transition organizations all over the country. You’ll start your career with a built-in network of colleagues who recognize the value of Merrimack-trained educational administrators.
You can complete the program in one year as a full-time student, or study part-time and earn the degree over 18 to 24 months.
Don’t miss out on valuable insights in this episode of Grad Chat, where we explore Merrimack’s Master of Education in Higher Education. Our special guest, Elizabeth DeLong, a current student of the program, will join us to learn more about this exciting program.
At Merrimack, you’ll belong to a dynamic community of higher education leaders who are committed to equity, diversity and social justice.
Contact the Merrimack College Office of Graduate Admission at email@example.com.
Higher education fellowships cover 50-100 percent of your tuition. If you don’t qualify for a fellowship, Merrimack’s scholarships can also offer significant tuition reduction.
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