Outcomes of the M.Ed. Program

Graduates of the M.Ed. in Higher Education Program will:

  1. Demonstrate reading proficiencies to deal effectively with theoretical, empirical, and policy material in higher education.
  2. Demonstrate writing proficiencies to analyze problems of practice, draw upon and apply concepts studied, and synthesize ideas into relevant and useful conclusions.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking skills that require suspended judgment and the application of relevant theory to varied areas of practice.
  4. Demonstrate responsibility toward the goal of becoming a proactive, reflective life-long learner.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with others to facilitate problem-solving and decision making through reflective practice.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of purpose, audience, and context in communication activities.
  7. Demonstrate appropriate use of communication technologies.
  8. Demonstrate an ability to draw upon key theories, concepts and research findings to assess current issues and challenges facing higher education institutions.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to collect and analyze data to improve practice in particular administrative areas of higher education.
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical practice.