In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Overseeing academics, student services, and research at colleges and universities.
- Roles include college president, provosts, academic deans, and working in admissions, student affairs, or the registrar’s office.
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Typically requires a master’s degree, although a bachelor’s degree may be sufficient to work in lower level positions or at small colleges. Even if it is not required, obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required.
No licensure is required to work as a Postsecondary Education Administrator.