The internship in the Master of Arts in Higher Education
advances several objectives. As such,
completing HIED 562: Internship in Higher Education is a part of the Capstone
that is required of all students. The
internship is an opportunity to build professional capacity and marketability.
For many students, this means completing their internship in an area where they
see themselves potentially serving in higher education. For other students who are currently serving
professionally or as graduate assistants, the internship is an opportunity to
Alongside the experience itself, HIED 562 is a 16-week online
course that provides HIED students with the opportunity to reflect on their
educational practice and to identify avenues for professional development. Finally, in the context of HIED 562, students
reflect on the learning outcomes of the higher education program and evaluate
their progress on these outcomes.