Higher Education MEd

Temple University’s Master of Education in Higher Education builds a strong foundation of skill and understanding of relevant areas, including

  • access to postsecondary education,
  • changes necessary to meet state and federal college completion goals,
  • equity in student higher education outcomes, and
  • urban educational issues.

Gain a broad knowledge of higher education in a diverse learning environment, and develop the expertise necessary to become a leader in the field.

广发娱乐首页The Higher Education MEd is presented in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person courses. Face-to-face class meetings are held during the evening at Temple University's Main Campus. The master’s degree is designed to accommodate schedules of busy working professionals.


You can focus on Higher Education or you can take one of the following concentrations.

  • College Access and Success

    广发娱乐首页Develop key competencies in diversity issues, finance and strategic enrollment as they relate to higher and postsecondary education. Study with a focus on urban issues and themes of equity, access and affordability.

  • Institutional Effectiveness

    Gain the skills to successfully engage in institutional research, data-driven decision-making and student success analytics. Leverage your new abilities professionally to keep pace with the growing application of predictive analytics within university advising and administration.

  • Student Affairs Leadership

    Deepen your understanding of student affairs administration with a focus on current leadership contexts and best practices. Learn to increase student engagement as you prepare for administrative roles in student affairs and related areas including residential life, student activities and athletics administration.

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Tuition & Fees

广发娱乐首页In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Master of Education offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2019–2020 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $942.00 per credit
Out-of-state广发娱乐首页: $1,297.00 per credit


Student Clubs & Organizations

Find peer support and leadership opportunities while tackling the challenges of your program by joining organizations such as the ones below.

  • runs community-based events like school supply drives as well as professional development workshops and activities. The organization upholds a strong commitment to social justice, regularly organizing political events and engaging in projects with community partners.
  • The , a student employee union, maintains positive working lives and conditions for graduate student assistants.


For more information about this program, the College of Education, how to apply for admission, and your application status, contact Enrollment Management.

Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 150
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8011
Email: educate@temple.edu


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