Higher Education Administration Concentration, Public Service Management (MS)

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For managers in post-secondary institutions of learning, this concentration teaches necessary analytical and managerial skills. The coursework helps students develop an understanding of management principles, policy analysis, and research within higher education. Electives provide opportunities to explore leadership, governance, strategic planning, budgeting, finance, law, diversity, enrollment management, marketing, student affairs, and politics in higher education.

Required Concentration Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
MPS 514GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION4
or MPS 515 NONPROFIT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
MPS 606LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION4
MPS 608SEMINAR IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION4

Elective Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two of the following:8
MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
VALUES-CENTERED LEADERSHIP
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
MARKETING FOR SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING
ADVOCACY AND LOBBYING
LAW AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
STUDY ABROAD SEMINAR IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION/INSTITUTIONS
INDEPENDENT STUDY
INTERNSHIP
SPECIAL TOPICS IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
FOUNDATIONS OF STUDENT AFFAIRS (department consent required)