A multifaceted and results-oriented field, higher education administration is a unique discipline related to the much larger umbrella of administration and management. Higher education administration involves the coordination of various academic programs, departments, and activities for higher education institutions.
Bottom line? Higher education administration is a niche field designed for professionals who are passionate about leadership and community within the sphere of higher education.
If you're interested in jumpstarting a career in higher education administration, we encourage you to download West Virginia University's Higher Education Administration Guide — in which we address the following:
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