Graduate Educational Leadership in Higher Education Courses

ELHE 5300. Higher Education History. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

An overview of the global history of higher education, and of the development of the higher education system in the United States.

ELHE 5301. Higher Education Student Services. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Identifies best practices in student service areas and student development theory and application.

ELHE 5302. Higher Education Finance. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Prepares educational leaders to understand and prepare a system-wide budget plan that allocates resources aligned with the system’s needs.

ELHE 5303. The Comprehensive Community College. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Provides an overview of community and technical college education.

ELHE 5304. Higher Education Leadership. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Studies leadership on university campuses, both from a theoretical perspective and in the actual practice of leadership.

ELHE 5305. Higher Education Politics and Policy. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Examines policies within higher education institutions, as well as state and federal policies related to higher education, the elements of the policy-making process, and the strategies for research and policy analysis in higher education.

ELHE 5399. Practicum in Higher Education Leadership. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Supervised activities in higher education setting or field directly related to higher education, such as a post-secondary coordinating board, legislative body related to post-secondary education, or professional higher education association. During the practicum, the student is expected to demonstrate developed/improved competencies appropriate to the professional setting. This course should be completed in the last semester of the course work. It may be taken with up to two other courses identified as prerequisites upon approval of department head. Prerequisites: EDAD 5301, EDAD 5355, ELHE 5300, ELHE 5301, ELHE 5302, ELHE 5303, ELHE 5304, ELHE 5305, EDTC 5349.