Higher Education Administration programs:
Yes, The Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education holds a Fall orientation, and new students are highly encouraged to attend prior to starting a graduate program.
Traditional students can register for courses using SLU Banner Self-Service. If you need assistance with course registration, please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education.
Traditional students will be assigned an advisor at the beginning of their graduate program. Cohort students will be assigned an advisor after completion of the first year. Advisors assist students with course selection, the project or dissertation processes. Typically, advisors are assigned on the basis of the student's area of interest within the field of Educational Leadership or Higher Education.
Yes, for-credit internships are offered in both Educational Administration and Higher Education. For students in Educational Leadership programs, a 3 to 4 credit internship is required. For students in Higher Education, internships are optional and can be completed in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel Administration, or College Teaching for 3 credit hours.
Financial aid is available to qualifying students in the form of scholarships, assistantships grants, and loans. Please see the Prospective Students page for additional information.
The Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education has a library liaison to assist students with navigation of databases and research searches on specific topics for courses, projects and dissertations. The department library liaison is available by appointment for individual consultations and to provide more in-depth research assistance. In addition, the library liaison and department faculty work together to maintain library collections that support the curriculum and research of Educational Leadership and Higher Education. For assistance, contact Ms. Georgia Baugh, the Department Library Liaison, at 314.977.3598 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cohort programs begin in different years depending on location for the Educational Leadership program. Cohorts are not currently being formed for Higher Education. Please see the Cohort Programs page for more information about programs or contact the ELHE Department Office at (314) 977-2508.
Do the courses have an online component?
Many of the courses offered in The Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education have an online component, particularly for cohort programs that do not meet on a weekly basis. Once registered for a course, students may access the online portion of the course using WebCT.