Higher education focuses on administration and teaching. In administration, the program focuses on preparing individuals for leadership positions in higher education. Required coursework examines the background of higher education, the study of internal organizational standards, policy perspectives, and the principles of finance and governance. In college teaching, the program assists students in examining pedagogy and curriculum development on the collegiate level. Coursework provides an opportunity to examine the theory and practice of college teaching, professional development, and the nature of students and the collegiate environment.