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Career Opportunities in Higher Education — Higher Education Jobs

Due to increased enrollment, careers in higher education are on the rise. Colleges and universities are looking for leaders who have the skills to manage the needs of their students in many departments, such as financial aid, residences and admissions. Lewis University's online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education –Student Services can instill within you the skills needed to make a lasting impact on a student's education.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment for postsecondary education administrators will increase by 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is faster than average for most occupations. Coupled with this, the average median salary for postsecondary education administrators is $86,400.

Careers in Higher Education

An online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education – Student Services can take your career to the next level. Administrators with advanced degrees have the opportunity to leverage their education and obtain campus leadership roles such as:

  • Campus Activities Planner
  • Admissions Representative
  • Career Services Coordinator
  • Director of Education
  • Enrollment Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Financial Aid Officer
  • Student Housing Director

Why Choose the Student Services Concentration?

If you have a passion for helping students get the most out of their college experience, then a career in higher education administration could be an excellent fit for you. There are numerous ways you can help enrich the student experience, improve campus security, build student satisfaction rates, and guide the next generation toward their ideal future careers. A graduate degree in student services could be the credential that helps you achieve your goals.

Lewis’ advanced degree in Student Services is unique in that it provides students with a broad but deep education in crucial areas such as adult learning theory, higher education systems, and strategic planning. All of these skills are vital to any higher education career you may choose to pursue.

Learn More

Discover more about the Higher Education – Student Services concentration within the online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Lewis University. Call (866) 967-7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor or click here to request more information.