EDA640 Introduction to H.E. Admin.

Lead Faculty: Joseph Marron

Course Description

Overview of the basic aspects of higher education including issues, policies, operations, financial management, strategic planning, enrollment, student services, and regional accreditation. A brief examination of the history and functions of colleges and universities in the United States and the world as well as an introduction to educational philosophy, curriculum and instruction provide the candidate a foundation of understanding of the role of the academe in today's society.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the role higher education has played in U.S. society.
  • Explore the basic elements of higher education institution finances that impact the functioning of both the academic and non-academic sides of the institution.
  • Examine current issues in higher education that may impact the future of academe.
  • Summarize higher education policy that is relevant to the current and future practice of administrators.