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Higher Education Administration

Learn what you need to know to build a strong foundation for your career in a Canadian university, college, or polytechnic with this NEW ONLINE program.

At a glance

Program Length: 4 courses
Fees: $1,715 plus $100 registration fee
Credential: Earn a Letter of Accomplishment in Higher Education Administration from the University of Manitoba.

To Apply to the Program, complete and submit the Program Application Form

Learn how it works

If you are new to the unique world of higher education, it’s crucial to understand how it works.

You need to understand its culture, governance, and funding. You need to understand the importance of Indigenization, and the students you serve. You need to understand your role, where you are, and where you want to go.

Higher Education Administration has all of these important things covered. This program includes four courses, to introduce you to the unique world of higher education and show you how higher education works. It’s the perfect complement to the onboarding you receive at work.

Meet your leaders

Your instructors and consultants for Higher Education Administration are your experienced guides to the world of post-secondary education. These experts from across Canada are here to show you the ropes, and provide you with insight as you learn about the realities of university, college, and polytechnic administration and its possibilities.

Meet your leaders

Quick facts about Higher Education Administration

Program Description

as listed in the 2019-2020 Academic Calendar

The letter of accomplishment in Higher Education Administration will prepare entry-level or mid-level professionals in Canadian universities, polytechnics, and colleges to become integral members of the administrative team by developing a greater understanding of how the context in which they work impacts their role, and by acquiring skills and abilities to enhance their performance.

What it is

Now Extended Education at the U of M has a program for entry level administrators and those who are new to the higher education environment.

Higher Education Administration is the new online professional development opportunity designed to be a guided introduction to the unique world of higher education in Canada including its history and its complexities.

It’s for you

If you are new to working in a university, college, or polytechnic, this is the program for you.

With this program, you will take the initiative to learn more about your workplace including its history, culture, students, and important topics like Indigenization. You will also work on your leadership skills and network with colleagues. Apply for this relevant professional development program.

Higher Education Administration was designed for you to learn what you need to know to build a strong foundation for your career.

It’s for your team

If you are a manager or human resources professional working in a Canadian university, college, or polytechnic, this is the program for your team.

With this program, you will give the members of your team that extra edge and help them build their knowledge and confidence in their new workplace. They will learn about the complexities of higher education including its history, culture, and students. They will consider the importance of Indigenization, and they will start to develop their leadership skills. Support them with this relevant professional development program.

Higher Education Administration was designed to be the perfect complement to your institution’s onboarding efforts.

What you get

A university credential- a Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) from Extended Education at the University of Manitoba
Experienced higher education professional instructors from across Canada
Insight into the unique world of higher education including its history and complexities, and the student population your institution serves
A look at Indigenization and how you can contribute to the process
The opportunity to build on your leadership skills
Networking with your colleagues from across Canada

Plan Ahead Course Schedule

TERMCOURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAME
WINTERCHRD 0128 The Higher Education Administrative Professional
SPRING/SUMMERCHRD 0122Introduction to Higher Education
CHRD 0124Indigenous Perspectives in Higher Education
CHRD 0126Students in Higher Education
FALLCHRD 0122Introduction to Higher Education
CHRD 0124Indigenous Perspectives in Higher Education
CHRD 0126Students in Higher Education

Credential

Apply to the program, complete all four courses and earn a Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) from the University of Manitoba.

Online convenience

Online learning

Higher Education Administration is offered entirely online. Study online from anywhere and earn your credential, no commute required.

Build your professional network

Professional network

Higher Education Administration is an excellent opportunity for professional networking. Connect with your colleagues from across Canada and network.

Register ONLINE Now

  1. Select a course and Click "Register" for a course in the term you wish to begin
  2. "Submit" the Registration Form
  3. Pay for the course
  4. For more information, email us extended@umanitoba.ca
NOTE: To register for additional course, return to the program page and repeat the process above.

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