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OLPD M.A.: Higher Education (HE) Program Curriculum (Plan B & Plan A)

Plan B Curriculum

Plan A Curriculum

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HE Plan B Curriculum

Required (6 credits)

Program Area (12 credits minimum)

Selected from the following course offerings with adviser consultation and approval. Other courses as offered by HE program track faculty may also meet this requirement.

Methods Course (3 credits minimum)

Select courses in consultation with adviser for a minimum of 3 credits. It is strongly recommended that students in the one year program take a methods course with a course designator other than OLPD.

Related Fields (6 credits outside HE)

The master's degree requires 6 semester credits taken outside the HE program track that directly relate to the student's area of study. These credits should be selected in consultation with the adviser and should constitute a solid coursework foundation for the student's thesis. These courses may include additional methods courses taught outside the department.

Colloquium Paper (3 credits)

Plan B paper is prepared under the guidance of adviser and committee. The final paper must represent no fewer than 120 hours of work. Students in the two-year program must take 3 or more credits of OLPD 5087 or 5795. Students in the one-year program must take a total of 6 credits of OLPD 5087 or OLPD 5795 over 3 semesters with adviser approval (three of those credits will count towards the Related Fields requirement).

Total Plan B HE Credits=30 credits


HE Plan A Curriculum

Required (6 credits)

Program Area (9 credits minimum)

Selected from the following course offerings with adviser consultation and approval. Other courses as offered by HE program track faculty may also meet this requirement.

Research Design and Methods (3 credits minimum)

Select courses in consultation with your adviser.

Related Fields (6 credits outside HE)

The master’s degree requires 6 semester credits taken outside the HE program track that directly relate to the student’s area of study. These credits should be selected in consultation with the adviser and should constitute a solid coursework foundation for the student’s thesis. These courses may include additional methods courses taught outside the department.

Thesis Credits (10 credits)

Total Plan A HE Credits=34 credits

Revised October 10, 2016