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 EdD and PhD programs are also offered in a cohort model; the EdD program is a three-year campus-based program offered in Azusa for one week each June and nine weekends a year (Fridays and Saturdays), while the PhD program involves two-week visits to the Azusa campus in early January and again in July.

The master’s program is the MS in College Counseling and Student Development. The doctoral programs include a PhD in Higher Education and an EdD in Higher Education Leadership.

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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