Madonna University Earns Top Spot on Forbes Advisor’s List of Best Online Master’s in Higher Education Programs of 2023

3 students smile for the camera at madonna university's 2023 commencement ceremony. all 3 are dressed in academic regalia

LIVONIA, MICH.Madonna University has been named to the prestigious Forbes Advisor list of Best Online Master’s in Higher Education Programs of 2023. This recognition highlights Madonna’s commitment to providing students with quality, affordable, and accessible online education in the growing field of higher education administration.  

The Forbes Advisor ranking utilizes a rigorous methodology that evaluates programs based on various factors, including credibility, affordability, student outcomes, student experience, and application process.  

This recognition underscores the value and flexibility of Madonna’s online Master’s in Higher Education Administration. Designed for professionals seeking careers in diverse areas such as student services, diversity and inclusion, and institutional policy, the program offers a comprehensive curriculum that equips graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to lead and create positive change within higher education institutions. As program director Cliff Camp stated, “We are incredibly honored to be recognized on such a prestigious list. We believe our program provides a values-based education that produces industry-ready graduates who are prepared to lead within colleges and universities in an ever-changing environment.”  

The online Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration program offers several benefits to students including: 

  • Flexibility: The program is designed to accommodate the needs of working professionals, enabling students to pursue their academic goals while balancing their professional lives. 
  • Affordability: Madonna offers competitive tuition and generous financial aid packages, making the program accessible to a broad range of students.  
  • Real-world Experience: Two integrated professional practicum courses provide students with invaluable hands-on experience in real-world higher education settings, facilitating the application of theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios. 
  • Relevancy: Recognizing the complexities of contemporary challenges in education, the program delves into evidence-based practices to develop students’ problem-solving and leadership skills, equipping them to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of higher education. 
  • Dedicated Faculty: Courses are taught by experienced higher education professionals who bring their expertise and passion for academia to the classroom, fostering a vibrant and engaging learning environment.  

The online Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration program at Madonna University is ideal for individuals who have a passion for education. Whether you aspire to advance your existing career in higher education administration, tackle complex challenges facing institutions today, or cultivate robust leadership and problem-solving skills, this program offers the tools and resources needed to thrive. Moreover, the program’s emphasis on practical work experience through professional practicums provides invaluable application of the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom.  

Interested in earning a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration at Madonna University? RSVP for our HEA program info session taking place on December 13th from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.