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 Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs are also offered in a cohort model; the Ed.D. 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 Ph.D. program 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.