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Higher, Postsecondary and Continuing Education (HPCE) Graduate Program

The following minimal requirements (30 credits) will satisfy the M.S. Degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis.

Prior to or during the semester in which students are completing the 10 th semester hour of coursework, each student and advisor will prepare, submit, and obtain Department Chair approval for a master’s degree program plan with a specialization in HPCE. 

Graduate Credit Requirements (pertaining to items listed below)

  • minimum graduate residence credit requirement
  • minimum graduate degree credit requirement
  • minimum graduate course work (50%) requirement
  • maximum credits per term
  • prior course work requirement

Course Descriptions

Satisfactory completion of the approved M.S. program shall be certified by the Student Services Coordinator prior to completing the Capstone Learning Project.

The Master's program in the HPCE strand offers a broad range of course selections with foundations in administration, organization, governance, teaching and learning, and policy and research.  In addition to the general HPCE program, there are three specific concentrations of study within the HPCE program that students can select. 

Higher, Postsecondary and Continuing Education Capstone Project Requirements

Concentration Options

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