Appalachian State MA in Higher Education

Appalachian State University is accepting applications for the Master of Arts in Higher Education program to be hosted at the Asheville Graduate Center beginning in fall 2016. The Master of Arts in Higher Education offers two concentrations. 

Community College & University Leadership

Graduates with this concentration qualify for a wide variety of administrative and leadership positions in areas such as academic administration, financial aid, multicultural student development, institutional research, residence life, media relations, advancement, international education, and career development. The program integrates theory and practice to enable graduates to address the diverse and complex demands of leadership in today's rapidly changing educational environments. Graduates typically advance to mid- and upper-level management and administrative positions in colleges and universities. Visit Appalachian State University's website to learn more. 

Adult & Developmental Education 

The purpose of this concentration is to prepare individuals to teach in or administer developmental education and learning assistance programs; adult literacy, basic education, and GED programs; English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs; career-technical programs; or adult education/training programs offered by community agencies. Graduates are prepared for positions in developmental education, learning assistance, ESL, basic skills, literacy programs and adult education programs. Visit Appalachian State University's website to learn more. 

Contact Information

For more details about the program, concentrations and application process, contact:

Bronwen Sheffield, Program Manager