Higher Education Administration (MA)

Admission Requirements

Please have transcripts sent to:
Graduate School
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
If transcripts are sent electronically,
please have them sent to the following e-mail: gradadm@louisville.edu

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Professional goals statement

Students may be recommended for conditional admission upon recommendation of the program faculty. 

Meeting the GPA and requirement does not guarantee admission to the program.

Department committee reviews application materials and makes recommendation to Graduate School.

Degree Requirements: Higher Education Administration

Practice Core 12
Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics
Program Development & Assessment in Higher Education
The Organization and Administration of Higher Educational Institutions
College Students in the United States
Professional Project in Higher Education
Advanced Core9
Legal Issues in Postsecondary Education
Educational Resource Management in Postsecondary Education
Diversity in Higher Education
Electives6
Exit Requirement 13
Minimum Total Hours30
1

 Exit requirement varies depending on concentration.  See concentration tab.

Degree Requirements: Sport Administration Concentration

Practice Core 9
Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics
Program Development & Assessment in Higher Education
The Organization and Administration of Higher Educational Institutions
College Students in the United States
Advanced Core9
Legal Issues in Postsecondary Education
Educational Resource Management in Postsecondary Education
Diversity in Higher Education
Specialization
SPAD 680Athletics and Higher Education3
SPAD 625Sport Management and Leadership3
Elective (approved by advisor)3
Exit Requirement 1
SPAD 692Internship in Sport Administration3
Minimum Total Hours30

Degree Requirements–Fort Knox only

Academic Plan Code(s): HED_MA_FTX

Practice Core
LEAD 666Program Development & Assessment in Higher Education3
LEAD 682The Organization and Administration of Higher Educational Institutions3
LEAD 690Professional Project in Higher Education3
Advanced Core
LEAD 694Diversity in Higher Education3
Choose 2 of the following:
LEAD 680Legal Issues in Postsecondary Education3
LEAD 684Educational Resource Management in Postsecondary Education3
LEAD 693College Students in the United States3
Specialization
LEAD 670Instructional Strategies3
College Teaching
LEAD 688Supervised Experience in Higher Education3
Exit Requirement
LEAD 697Organizational Improvement in Higher Education3
Minimum Total Hours30

Concentration Requirements



Concentration in Sport Administration

Academic Plan Code(s): HED_MA_SAD, HED_MA_SAO

Concentration Requirements
SPAD 680Athletics and Higher Education3
SPAD 625Sport Management and Leadership3
Elective 13
Minimum Total Hours9
1

Electives must be approved by advisor

Exit Requirement
SPAD 692Internship in Sport Administration3