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Georgia Southern named No. 2 on master’s in higher education administration rankings

Georgia Southern University’s M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration was ranked No.2 in the country by, an organization that examines online educational opportunities and resources for potential students.

Rankings were determined by examining yearly tuition rates, graduation rates, faculty experience, student feedback, student resources, job placement and total enrollment.

“To be ranked as No. 2 on this list of excellent schools from around the country is an honor,” said Daniel Calhoun, Ph.D., Higher Education Administration Program director. “More importantly, being recognized as a best value institution is important when considering graduate programs and student loans. Knowing that a quality program exists at a reasonable cost could be a deciding factor for potential students who may be facing economic challenges, and our dedicated faculty are ready to serve them should they make that decision.”

The master’s in higher education administration at Georgia Southern is a 36 credit-hour program that includes coursework and practicum experience in the higher education setting. The hybrid program offers online classes and in-person experiences to meet the needs of diverse learners. With asynchronous online courses, the program is flexible and can be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis. Admission to the M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration program is accepted year-round. For more information, visit

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution founded in 1906, offers approximately 140 different degree programs serving almost 27,000 students through 10 colleges on three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville and online instruction. A leader in higher education in southeast Georgia, the University provides a diverse student population with expert faculty, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern creates lifelong learners who serve as responsible scholars, leaders and stewards in their communities. Visit


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