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Winning Record

You can pursue a master’s degree in higher education at Taylor University with confidence, knowing that 98% of graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduation. For decades, Taylor has been a pioneer in creating a uniquely student-focused campus, and it offers a top-notch environment for you to build your career in higher education and student development.

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Working in higher education can be the most rewarding experience you’ll ever have. Through your pursuit of the Master of Arts in Higher Education (MAHE) degree at Taylor University, you will be investing in the lives of college students during a critical time in their physical, mental, and spiritual development. Can you imagine a more exciting, meaningful, or fulfilling way to spend a lifetime? Leaders have long recognized that higher education is an incredible lever with which to move the world.

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Thoroughly Equipped for Academic Service

You will be uniquely prepared for carrying on Taylor’s mission of developing servant-leaders marked with a passion for ministering Christ’s redemptive love, grace, and truth to a world in need. By serving in the academies of today, you will be equipping the leaders of tomorrow to do good works which God prepared in advance for them to do.

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Fully Residential Instruction

Our fully residential two-year program is unique among higher education programs across the country. MAHE offers a 40-credit hour Master of Arts degree in Higher Education—at one of the best Christian higher education programs in the United States. All courses are taught in person on Taylor University’s campus over two academic years.

Paid Assistantships—Guaranteed!

Based on your personal area of interest, every MAHE student will be placed in a graduate assistantship. Each assistantship is designed as an educational experience providing marketable skills and an annual stipend valued between $7,500 and $9,000.

Cohort Learning

You will have multiple opportunities to learn, live, and work alongside others within a Christ-centered community. This cohort model allows for depth in Christian fellowship, relationships, learning, and growth throughout the graduate school experience.

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Success at Taylor, Success in Life

Since 2007, MAHE has not only helped shape institutional operations and enhance community life at Taylor but has also become a critical ingredient of the unique brand of whole-person education for which Taylor is so well-known. Our graduate program student retention rate is 95 percent—this means we are invested in your successful completion of the program.

Nearly 100 percent of MAHE graduates are currently or were previously employed at nearly 100 colleges and universities across the country and around the world, including public and private liberal arts and research universities, community colleges, and Ivy League academies.

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At Taylor, each day is a new opportunity to grow your abilities as a positive change agent. The first step toward your higher education degree is as simple as providing us with your contact information.