It’s all about leadership—getting to a place where you can have an impact and gain the skills and knowledge to make it happen. The Bay Path University online Higher Ed Leadership and Organizational Studies (HELOS) concentration builds reflective leaders—with the mindset and skillset—to create lasting change. Whether you plan to remain in your current role or are looking for that next position, the HELOS program prepares you for professional success.
The Higher Education Leadership & Organizational Studies (HELOS) program was designed with the input of seasoned college and university senior leaders. The cutting-edge curriculum prepares you with the skills most needed for effective leadership in a highly dynamic context. Through the coursework and faculty mentoring, you develop the mindset and the skillset to lead and manage institutional change—from wherever you reside within the institution.
Accelerated and flexible schedule that allows for completion in 3 years or less
Highly personalized leadership development with faculty mentoring beginning day
Community of Practice that ensures close peer to peer relationship building and mutual support
Accomplished practitioner faculty who blend practice with theory and who care about your success
Applied Dissertation in Practice where you learn how to institute change
Small classes with ample opportunity for network building
Relevant coursework that is immediately applicable to one’s workplace
Three Tracks Available:
Traditional 54 credit: For students who have earned a master’s degree (in any discipline) from an accredited post-secondary institution of learning (a GPA of 3.0 or higher). Can typically be completed in less than 3 years. Requires an annual campus-based immersive weekend.
36 credit EdS/CAGS Completion Option: for students who have completed the EdS or CAGS degree in addition to a master’s degree at an accredited institution of higher learning. Can typically be completed in 2 years. Immersive weekend experience is not required.
30 Credit All But Dissertation (ABD): For students who have completed all requirements for a doctoral degree, with the exception of a dissertation at an accredited institution of higher learning. Can typically be completed in less than 2 years. Immersive weekend experience is not required.
Justin Pearson G'23 shares his experience in the traditional 54-credit track.