Course Schedule

The Master of Education in Enrollment Management and Policy program requires a minimum of 30 units. The program can be completed in 21 months. All courses are required.

Next program start date: August 26, 2019

Sample Schedule

Year 1

Fall Semester

EDUC 690 | (3 units)

Framing and Enrollment Management
Instructor: Don Hossler

Identify and research enrollment management practices using academic literacy skills in writing and speaking and help your students understand roles and responsibilities in your offices.

EDUC 691 | (3 units)

Admission Policy and Practice
Instructor: Jerome Lucido

Examine admission policy within the contexts of history, social class, professional practice and the interplay of institutions and society.

Spring Semester

EDUC 692 | (3 units)

The Role of Diversity in Admissions
Instructor: DeAngela Burns-Wallace

Learn about college access, the manifestations of diversity through the admission process, and the role of identities, demographics and intersectionality within them.

EDUC 694 | (3 units)

Legal Issues in Enrollment Management
Instructor: Art Coleman

Explore the legal issues in enrollment management and learn how to address the intersection of law and policy, including implications for decision-making by higher education officials.

Year 2

Summer Session One*

EDUC 696 | (3 units)

Financial Aid in Enrollment Management
Instructor: Paul Dieken

Develop your skills examining institutional budgets, the role of tuition, influences on the price of higher education and the purpose and processes of applying for and packaging financial aid.

Summer Session Two**

EDUC 693 | (3 units)

Institutional Positioning in Student Recruitment
Instructor: Robert Massa

Explore market research, demand, pricing, value, segmentation, positioning, consumer-centric communication and the characteristics of a market-oriented enrollment management unit.

Fall Semester

EDUC 697 | (3 units)

Research, Planning and Accountability
Instructor: Katharine Harrington

Develop a research perspective related to admissions, financial aid and student persistence while learning how to draft enrollment plans using campus research and external data.

EDUC 698 | (3 units)

Enhancing Student Retention
Instructor: Don Hossler

Critique student retention research, institutional policy and public policy incentives focusing student success; and identify successful institutional interventions and the ability to create retention plans.

Spring Session

EDUC 695 | (3 units)

Organizations and Leadership in Education
Instructor: Kristan Venegas

Critique organizational theory to solve problems in leadership, change and decision-making at educational organization while also identifying and evaluating the role of external factors on educational organizations.

EDUC 699 | (3 units)

Capstone Seminar
Instructor: Don Hossler and Jerome Lucido

Master the ability to synthesize institutional, public and non-public sources of data to write and orally present an enrollment management plan for both campus and external stakeholders.

*Summer Session One is 6 weeks, typically mid May to late June
**Summer Session Two is 6 weeks, typically early July to early August