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Curriculum Overview

Geneva College Master of Arts in Higher Education student reading outside.

The MA in Higher Education Program is comprised of 36 credit hours.  All students take the Foundations Core (30 credits) and Electives (6 credits). Contextualized learning, an important facet of the program, is a requirement of participation with 600 hours of related field experience required during each student's tenure. 

The FOUNDATIONS CORE consists of ten required courses (thirty credits) designed to ensure a broad grasp of the history and philosophy of higher education, clear insight into the nature of learning and the learner, and a thorough integration of learning and life.

Required courses:

  • Foundations of Learning and Knowledge
  • Historical Foundations of Higher Education
  • College Students in America
  • Foundations of Higher Education
  • The Higher Education Professional
  • College Student Success
  • Capstone in Higher Education
  • Leadership and Change
  • Practicum
  • One of the following: Foundations of Campus Diversity or Comparative Higher Education

Two ELECTIVE CREDITS (6 credits) are required. Some of these electives are offered more frequently than others.

  • Sociological Foundations of Higher Education
  • Residence Life
  • Counseling and Advisement
  • Contemporary Trends in Higher Education
  • Foundations of Educational Research
  • Legal Issues in Higher Education
  • Assessment and Retention
  • Vocation of Teacher


 
 
Upcoming Events
Apr23
Chapel
Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

Apr23
Networking & Etiquette Dinner
Presidents Dining Room 5:00 p.m.

SUMMER CLASSES
Advance your degree through May@Geneva
Running May 12 through June 6, May term offers key courses as well as electives and travel options.
COMMUNITY
Geneva to host National Day of Prayer breakfast
Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to campus for prayer and breakfast on Thu., May 1 at 7:30 a.m.
ALUMNI
Celebration Weekend for the classes of ’54 and ’64
Special events for 50- and 60-year alumni are planned to coincide with Commencement.
ARTS & CULTURE
Geneva Reading Series IV: "A New, New Hope"
The final event in the series for the 2013-14 academic year will be on Apr. 23 at 7 p.m.
ARTS & CULTURE
Symphonic Band to present Spring Concert
The 68-member ensemble will perform on Apr. 26 at 7:30 p.m.