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Certificate in Higher Education Administration

The Certificate in Higher Education Administration has been discontinued and is no longer accepting new students.

Earn Your Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Higher education has become increasingly complex as issues of student access and competition, new learning methods, funding sources, and changing student demographics dramatically impact how colleges operate and plan for the future. The certificate in higher education administration provides a unique and highly flexible curriculum that combines coursework in higher education with management, marketing, and governance options. Upon completion of the certificate, you’ll have improved your ability to analyze operations and make program decisions, and be able to operate more effectively within your higher education organization.

Practical Training

In the certificate program, you will learn effective methods for competitive program analysis and strategic planning; study the organizational, governance, and leadership practices in higher education; and understand how campus environments influence student learning and identity.

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Personal Attention

With small class sizes and dedicated faculty–including current executive directors, deans, and vice presidents at educational institutions around Chicago–the certificate in higher education administration will help you achieve your educational and professional goals as an ethical leader in the nonprofit sector.

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Flexibility for Your Life

Through your preference of in-person and online coursework, you can complete your certificate in as little as 12 months. Options for scholarships and other financial aid help make your studies affordable—and all certificate courses can be applied toward a degree if you choose to continue your studies at North Park University.

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Application Process

The application for the certificate in higher education administration is quick, easy, and free. Applications are accepted throughout the year as admission is rolling. With courses that are in-person and online and a FREE application, all you need to do is apply today!

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