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Master of Education in Higher Education

Merrimack’s School of Education and Social Policy promotes impactful higher education leadership that can transform individual lives and whole communities. Our Master’s in Higher Education goes far beyond basic preparation for higher education jobs. At Merrimack, you’ll belong to a dynamic community of higher education leaders who are committed to equity, diversity and social justice.

Employers actively recruit Merrimack graduates for jobs in higher education administration for various reasons. You’ll enter the workforce with hands-on experience, strong mentoring from outstanding faculty, excellent writing and research skills, and a body of work, including a capstone project, that exhibits your abilities and values. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.

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