Higher Education Administration

The Higher Education Administration (HIED) program prepares students for careers as highly effective higher education administrators and staff professionals. The coursework prepares students for the varied challenges facing two-year, four-year and graduate institutions today and in the future.

The HIED program includes over 100 students working toward a master's or doctoral degree; five program faculty; and over 700 alumni.

Read more about the graduate application process


Announcements of accomplishments by students and alumni are regularly added to our program brag sheet!

Dr. Bassam Deeb has been selected as the 2015-2016 recipient of the Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel Alumni Award.

See Past Recipients

Contact Information

Stephen Thomas
Doctoral Program
330-672-0654
sbthomas@kent.edu

Stephen Thomas
Master's Program
330-672-0654
sbthomas@kent.edu

Martha Merrill (International & College Teaching)
Certificate Program
330-672-2580
mmerril@kent.edu

Stephen Thomas (Community College Leadership)
Certificate Program
330-672-0626
sbthomas@kent.edu

Mark Kretovics (Career and Academic Advising)
Certificate Program
330-672-0642
mkretov1@kent.edu