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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
  • 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

Geneva prepares students for a wide range of environmental careers through a B.S. degree in environmental science and an engineering concentration in environmental technology.

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