Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership, M.Ed.

The Master of Education Degree (M.Ed.) in Higher Education Leadership at Utah Valley University is an applied master’s program aimed at building the administrative and leadership skills and professional competency of entry and middle level administrators in institutions of higher education. The M.Ed. program emphasizes coursework that prepares individuals to become leaders in policy, operations and strategic decision making needed to support the many aspects of higher education institutions.

Matriculation Requirements

1. Application for admission to the graduate program with application fee by the established deadline.

2. Submit official transcripts from all universities attended.

3. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university or the international equivalent.

4. A 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 GPA calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) or undergraduate work.

5. Letter of recommendation from supervising administrator.

6. For international students whose native language is not English, submit official TOEFL or IELTS band scores. A TOEFL score or 80 iBT (550 pBT) or higher, or an IELTS band score or 6.5 or higher within the past two years is required.

7. International students must also meet all US government requirements for international students.

8. Interview with graduate program committee.

9. The university uses a selective admissions process for admitting students to graduate programs. Meeting minimum admissions criteria does not guarantee admission to the graduate program or to the University as a graduate student.