FAYETTE, IA (November 7, 2008) - Upper Iowa University has been approved for a new degree program -- Master's of Higher Education Administration (MHEA).
According to MHEA Program Coordinator, Graeme Armstrong, the MHEA program will launch in Fayette and Madison, WI, and will also be available online nationwide.
"This program will prepare professionals from various academic backgrounds for leadership positions in higher education or related fields," said Graeme. "In addition, the various flexible delivery options will allow working adults to continue to work while pursuing their graduate studies."
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data indicates positions in education will increase by 14%, adding 1.1 million new jobs in the field by 2016.
Upon acceptance, Upper Iowa MHEA students will be able to choose between an emphasis track in Community and Technical College Administration or Leadership. The master's requires a successful completion of 39 semester hours, and applicants must have earned a bachelor degree at a regionally accredited institution, with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 in undergraduate work, or an acceptable GRE/GMAT score.
For full program details or to apply for admission into Upper Iowa University's MHEA program, call Dr. Armstrong direct at 515-369-7778 or visit www.uiu.edu.
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