You can reach higher
Our vision is you! Let your passion for higher education improve the lives of others. At A&M-Commerce, we offer one of the nation’s largest higher education programs, giving you excellence in education and endless opportunities. Our flexible degree prepares you for a wide-range of careers in academic counseling, college teaching, educational policymaking or nonprofit organizations. You’ll examine a broad curriculum that explores how American colleges function in the 21st century. Experience higher education firsthand through internships and field teaching experiences. Learn at one of the leading institutions in Texas. Start your journey at A&M-Commerce!
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Higher Education (MS) :: MAJORS/EMPHASIS
Focus Your Passion
The Department of Higher Education offers two different tracks towards earning your master’s degree. Discover what option works best for your lifestyle.
Administration Emphasis (Non-Thesis)
Get ready to create meaningful direction in your career. Our Administration Emphasis introduces you to the field and profession of higher education. Explore the history of higher education and how it benefits communities and societies. Learn how colleges and universities work and lead their students to success. Our program will prepare you for rewarding entry and mid-level administrative careers (financial aid, registrar, housing, academic counseling, budgeting, student affairs, alumni relations and admissions). The program is completely online. Total Credit Hours: 30
College Teaching Emphasis (Non-Thesis)
Our College Teaching Emphasis focuses on teaching strategies and ways to enhance learning and development among college students. You will understand the philosophy and applications of teaching and learning in the college classroom environment. Total Credit Hours: 36
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,594 for Texas residents and $6,897 for non-residents.