The Higher Education Leadership M.A. program is designed to provide high-quality professional education to students who are currently employed in, or pursuing a career in, higher education. The focus of the program is the personal and professional development of the individual as a leader in postsecondary education. The 36-credit-hour curriculum is based on addressing the most important issues facing higher education institutions today. Specific emphasis is placed on student development, effective instruction and assessment, and using technology in higher education to support instructional and administrative tasks.