About Us | Higher Education Administration | Kent State University
Our curricula define our programs, but people animate the structures and bring learning to life.

The mission of our program is to prepare highly effective higher education administrators and staff professionals who possess the skills and competencies required to meet the varied challenges facing two-year, four-year, and graduate institutions and communities today, and to help shape our institutions in the future.

Faculty & Staff

Our faculty is comprised of full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members in the School of Foundations, Leadership, and Administration. They are joined by adjunct faculty who are experienced administrators and talented teachers.

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Students

Students in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs are admitted through a selective process.

  • Our master's program students gain experience and leadership skills in colleges and universities throughout the region, and maintain a student organization, GRASPP, to support their learning experiences.
  • Our doctoral program prepares mid-career administrators at college and university levels.

Alumni

Our programs boast almost 800 alumni. Graduates of our program are leaders in colleges, universities, and other educational organizations throughout Ohio and the nation.

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Notable Accomplishments

Many of our students, faculty, and alumni are recipients of much deserved recognition. Please keep us advised on your honors and awards so we can post them on our Notable Accomplishments page!


DEMOGRAPHICS (ENROLLED FALL 2016)

  Total Male Female Underrepresented International
Master's 104 35 69 15 1
Specialist 4 0 4 1 0
Doctoral 55 14 41 3 3
  163 49 114 19 4