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COEHD  Degree Information Sheet

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies  |   Graduate Certificate

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Purpose of Program

This certificate enhances professional preparation and development opportunities for current and prospective higher education administrators. The certificate program is available to students admitted as special graduate students to seek the certificate independent of a degree as well as current UTSA master’s degree students who are not matriculating through the M.Ed. with a concentration in Higher Education Administration. This program promotes critical, introspective knowledge construction, the integration of personal and professional knowledge, and engagement in a learning community to mutually construct diverse perspectives.



Program Options

Must take the following five courses:

  • HSA 5103  College Student Development
  • HSA 5203  Multicultural Issues in Higher Education
  • HSA 6003  Higher Education Law
  • HSA 6123  Program Planning and Evaluation in Higher Education
  • HSA 6503 The Community College


Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program have a wide range of career opportunities such as: student activities, academic advising, diversity and inclusion, career planning and placement, admissions, judicial affairs, financial aid, international programs, multicultural services, orientation programs, residence life/ housing, early academic intervention programs, and community outreach.

Job Outlook/Earnings

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Admission Requirements



All applicants must meet UTSA Graduate School admission requirements and be in good standing with last institution attended. In addition, applicants must meet/fulfill the following departmental requirements or submissions:


Applicant must meet UTSA Graduate School admission requirements and submit the following:

  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended (from accredited institution) documenting proof of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in last 30 hours of coursework 
  • Submission of a resume with evidence of at least one year of experience in higher education
  • Be in good academic standing with the last institution attended

** Students who do not meet the minimum admission requirements or require assistance should consult the program's Student Development Specialist and the Graduate School Catalog for assistance.


UTSA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Freshmen | Freshmen (International) | Transfers | Transfer (International) | Re-Admission | Non-Degree Seeking


GRADUATE PROGRAM ASSISTANCE:
For assistance with Admission Requirements, or for further information, contact the program's Student Development Specialist (Listed Under Contacts)



Applications

Apply for graduate programs through the UTSA Graduate School


UTSA Graduate School

APPLY ONLINE Request Information
Send all USPS mail (transcripts, etc.) to:
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Attn: The Graduate School
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249

Financial Aid & Scholarships

To apply for financial aid, complete the:

Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA)

 

UTSA Scholarships (Grad & Undergrad)

COEHD Scholarships (Grad & Undergrad)

External Scholarships (Grad & Undergrad)

 

Financial Aid Links

Writing Resources

 

For additional help in finding and applying for scholarships, please contact:

Coordinator of Undergraduate Student Services
Main Building 3.212
210-458-4021 voice
210-458-4487 fax




UTSA Graduate School

Send all USPS mail (transcripts, etc.) to:

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Attn: The Graduate School
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249



College of Education and Human Development

Mailing Address:

The University of Texas at San Antonio
College of Education and Human Development
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249