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Higher Education Administration

The program in higher education administration is designed for students who wish to enter administrative roles in colleges and universities, state education agencies, and postsecondary-related nonprofits. There are four distinct courses of study, with an option for the student to design their own specialization. Click on the Prospective Students tab to learn more about the programs of study and degree requirements, and visit the Professional Experiences page to find out about opportunities for experiential learning in the HEA field while in the program. Please feel free to reach out to any of the program contacts, listed at the bottom of this page, with your questions.



"We have an intimate campus environment and an incredibly strong faculty and set of students; as a result we’re able to produce a lot of really important research and also have vibrant and exciting classroom experiences"
—Professor Chris Loss

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HEA students visiting historic downtown Franklin on a sunny Spring day.

HEA Contacts

Will Doyle, HEA Program Director and Associate Professor
w.doyle@vanderbilt.edu

Ellen Goldring, LPO Department Chair and Professor
ellen.b.goldring@vanderbilt.edu

Rosie Moody, LPO Educational Coordinator
rosie.moody@vanderbilt.edu

Jules Liebster, HEA Student Liaison
julia.r.liebster@vanderbilt.edu


 
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