Online Higher Education Administrative Services Degree




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Why an Online Higher Education Degree?

The online Master of Arts in Education in Higher Education Administrative Services is designed for those seeking to accelerate their career path in higher education or those wanting to transition from another profession. The online degree focuses on the business processes of a university by bringing the tools and analytics of “best practice” interventions to university functions.

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Why McKendree?

McKendree University provides outstanding student support services.  Each online student has an advisor that will provide assistance from application through graduation.  Tutoring and writing support services are available to all students.  McKendree University has been serving Southern Illinois and the St. Louis region since 1828.





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Why an Online Degree?

Online degrees offers convenience so the working adult has the ability to further his/her education while balancing all that life demands.  Students that participate in an online program are held to the same high standards expected of the McKendree campus students.  An online degree offers you unlimited possibilities.


student on home laptopFlexible Course Format

Courses are delivered entirely online using the course management system BlackBoard.  All courses are offered over an eight week period. Many students choose to take one course during each eight week session and be completed in two years. An accelerated schedule (two courses during each eight week session) is also available and can be completed in 14 months.





Online Program Features

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The online graduate program in Higher Education Administrative Services is:


12 three-credit courses

Distinguished faculty with practical experience as administrators

Excellent career advancement opportunities

Attractive student loan options available


Career Opportunities

Students will be equipped to enter or advance in the following areas:



Financial Aid

Finance and Administration

Student Affairs

Academic Records

Human Resources

Institutional Research

Institutional Advancement







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Students interested in participating in the online Higher Education Administrative Services program must submit an online application for admission.  For additional information, please contact 1-800-BEARCAT, ext. 6576.

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Admission Requirements

Graduate Financial Aid 


Interesting Classes

Law in Higher Education

Integrated Data Services

Power and Influence in Higher Education

Student Development and Services on the Modern Campus



Tuition for the Higher Education Administrative Services degree is $455 per credit hour.  All online courses have a $60 per credit hour technology fee.  Total cost is $515 per credit hour for the online program.


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