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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education Administration, M.A.

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Contact Information

Program Director: Elizabeth Stoddard

Academic Advisor: Danielle West


The MA in Higher Education Administration guides candidates in becoming scholarly, reflective, and transformative higher education leaders. The program prepares candidates to be justice-oriented administrators in all divisions and all sectors of higher education. The program recognizes the contributions and nuances of serving in two and four year, private and public, and religiously affiliated post-secondary institutions. 

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Statement of Intent
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 2 sealed, Official Transcripts from each college/university attended
  • Resume
  • Bachelor's degree conferred official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units is required.
  • Statement of Intent:
    • 3-4 pages, double-spaced, 12 point font
    • Addressing the following:
      • How have your life and professional experiences informed your decision to pursue a graduate degree in higher education?
      • Why do you want to study in the LMU higher education program?
      • What leadership and academic qualities will you bring to the higher education program?
      • What leadership and/or academic qualities need further development?
      • How will you contribute to the mission of the LMU School of Education?
      • What are your future goals/plans as they relate to higher education leadership?

Degree Requirements

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