Administration in Higher Education Certificate Students
College of Education

Graduate Certificate in Administration in Higher Education

Grow Your Career in Higher Education Administration with a Graduate Certificate

Looking to enter the field of higher education or advance your current career? This 15-credit certificate will prepare you to pursue leadership, management, and administration roles at colleges and universities. Choose 100% online or a hybrid of online and in-person courses.


Coursework That Blends Theory and Application

You’ll study research-based best practices that focus on budgeting, human resource management, and decision-making specific to higher education. Expert instructors will share their real-world experience in courses that include Introduction to Administration in Higher Education, Law and Policy in Higher Education, Human Resource Management Seminar, and Data-Driven Strategic Planning.

Hands-On Learning to Build Your Resumé and Professional Network

An immersive three-credit field experience will allow you to build partnerships while engaging in supervised leadership experiences. You will assemble a professional portfolio with tangible assets showcasing your experiences, growth, and reflections.

Apply Your Certificate Credits to an MEd in Higher Education

This Administration in Higher Education certificate is not only a valuable standalone credential. All 15 credits can also be applied toward WilmU’s Master’s in Higher Education degree program. Once you’ve completed your certificate, you’ll be halfway through the requirements for the MEd!


Earn a certificate AND get credit for a degree at the same time. WilmU® Dual–Credit Certificates work double time–like you! Customize your education and add value to your degree–without adding extra time or cost.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Careers Related to the Administration in Higher Education Certificate

  • Registrar and Financial Aid Positions
  • Human Resources in Higher Education
  • University Development/Advancement

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