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Higher Education Major (24 hours)

This major emphasizes the development of skills in higher education administration, organizational and policy development, teaching, curriculum development, and social justice advocacy related to post-secondary institutions.

You will  take all four of the required courses and can select 12 elective credit hours consultation with your doctoral committee.

Required (12 credit hours):

  • EDHI 601 Theories of College Student Development: Higher Education Application (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 609 Preparing for the Professoriate Teaching in Higher Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 613 Administration and Finance in Higher Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 675 Legal Issues (3 credit hours)

Electives (12 credit hours):

  • EDHI 600 Introduction to Student Affairs Administration (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 602 The American College Student (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 611 Teaching and Curriculum Issues in Higher Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 659 Independent Study in Higher Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 698 Principles and Practices of Student Affairs Administration (3 credit hours)
  • EDFO 610 Women, Gender, and Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDFO 660 Comparative Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDHI 699 Internship (3 credit hours)
  • EDST 697 The Grant Process and Research (3 credit hours)
Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday. These adjusted summer hours will end August 8.
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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