Geneva College

 

 

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
  • Foundations of Educational Research
  • 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
  • Legal Issues in Higher Education
  • Assessment and Retention
  • Vocation of Teacher


 

Point of Excellence

The Department of Biblical Studies offers opportunities to study at Jerusalem University College or at the Covenanter Theological Institute in Airdrie, Scotland.

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Upcoming Events
SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.
CURRENT STUDENTS
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COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.