M. Ed. in Educational Leadership for Higher Education Administration

Non-Teacher Certification

Gain skills and knowledge to prepare for or advance a career in higher education! Students and graduates of this program work in higher education organizations and associations as well as in universities or community colleges and specialize in areas ranging from housing and residential life to athletics to multicultural affairs. 

As part of the HED 501 "Digital Leadership" class students participated in a webcast on how social media and digital presence matter to higher education leaders. The webcast was hosted by NASPA and facilitated by higher education thought leader and Inside Higher Ed blogger Eric Stoller.

You can view the NASPA "Preparing Grad Students to Lead on a Modern Campus" webcast here.

Admissions Requirements

  1.  A bachelor's degree from accredited institution of higher education documented on an official transcript from degree granting institution.
    Official Transcripts from all university, college, and post-secondary institutions you attended must be mailed to:
    University of South Alabama Transcript Processing Center
    P.O. Box 9218
    Watertown, MA 02471
    (Note: Students who attended and/or graduated from the University of South Alabama are not required to submit a USA transcript.)
  2. GPA Requirement:
    • Regular Admission-requires a minimal grade-point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale based on GPA calculated from degree granting institution.
    • Provisional Admission-requires a minimal grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale based on GPA calculated from degree granting institution; or2.75 GPA based on the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework; or a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Test score or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score at or above the 50th percentile.
  3. Personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study. (Upload document within application.)

To apply - click here to get to the Admissions login page.


Faculty Advisor:      

Peggy Delmas, Ph.D.
Ph: (251) 380-2782
pdelmas@southalabama.edu