Master of Education in Administration of Higher Education
In Suffolk University's Master of Education in Administration of Higher Education (MEd) program, you can enrich your core curriculum with a wide range of elective courses, matching your education to your potential career path and specific administrative focus.
Combined with core and elective coursework, you’ll complete a theory-to-practice practicum experience. By working closely with faculty advisors, you’ll select a field setting and gain practical, hands-on work experience under the guidance of a master's level or higher site supervisor. In addition to the practicum experience, Suffolk University offers fellowship opportunities in administrative, academic, or student support offices focused on your area of interest. You’ll graduate from the program equipped with broad-based knowledge of administrative, leadership, and management practices and structures found in institutions of higher education.
This program is designed to prepare you for a successful career in an array of higher education fields, including academic advising, admissions, alumni affairs, development, college unions, athletics, career planning and placement, residence life, orientation, student activities, financial aid, international student services, multicultural affairs, registrar offices, and a host of other professional positions at colleges, universities, and other higher education-related agencies and organizations.
Cost of Graduate Study at Suffolk
Full-Time, per year
|Cost Per Credit (2020-2021)
For part-time students
Financial Aid for Graduate Study
Suffolk University is pleased to offer merit-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $14,750 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.
Fall Semester: July 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.
- Completed application
- $50 Application Fee (waived for students who visit campus)
- Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
- Goal Statement (essay)
- Two Letters of Recommendation (learn more)
- Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic Scores (international students only)
Courses & Requirements
Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.