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About the Department

The Department of Higher Education offers master’s and doctoral programs. The master’s program is a two-year campus-based program that utilizes a cohort model. The doctoral programs are also offered in a cohort model that involves two-week visits to the Azusa campus in early January and again in July.

The master’s program is the M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development. The doctoral programs include a Ph.D. in Higher Education and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership.

Looking to take the next step in your education with a graduate degree? Check out this APU video featuring Department of Higher Education professor Laurie Schreiner, Ph.D.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.