Learn more about graduate studies at Tarleton!
“The courses in this program helped to prepare me for my position at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. I am involved in policy decisions that affect hundreds of thousands of Texas students.”Dr. Garry Tomerlin, Alumnus
- Coursework grounded in real-life higher education contexts
- Faculty advisors as practitioners
- Practicum designed for leadership development
- Preparation for a variety of positions across higher education
The Higher Educational Leadership concentration offers courses that are designed to increase knowledge and understanding of several education concepts, such as:
|ELHE||5300||Higher Education History|
|ELHE||5301||Higher Education Student Services|
|ELHE||5302||Higher Education Finance|
|ELHE||5303||The Comprehensive Community College|
|ELHE||5304||Higher Education Leadership|
|ELHE||5305||Higher Education Politics and Policy|
Students will be require to take 12 hours of Educational Leadership core courses. To learn more, view our degree plan.
Facilities and Features
The Higher Educational Leadership program is now offering thirteen exclusive Graduate Assistantships for our students. These positions will give students hands-on experience that will be applicable in a variety of career settings, as well as ample networking opportunities. To learn more about our Graduate Assistantships, contact Dr. Farmer.
Educator Preparation Service is designed to assist both undergraduate and graduate students. Our testing and certification service provide resources to graduate students seeking initial teacher certification via the TMATE alternative certification program. Students seeking a professional certificate through one of our graduate level certification programs can also benefit from these service.
Initiated in 2008, the Tarleton Research Laboratory on Educational Facilities (TRLEF) is a unique partnership with a local architectural firm, whose primary goal is to provide evidence-based research to public schools regarding the impact of facility design on student learning capacities. In 2011, TRLEF was renamed the Texas Center for Educational Facilities by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents and continues to provide information, training and technical assistance to public schools.