Management of Higher Education
Management is a compelling area of professional activity in most developed and developing countries as shown by world practice of the labor market, the demand for experts in the field of educational management remaining steadily high. Top universities tend to associate their future with modern management technologies to ensure relative stability in the situation of dynamically changing educational sphere. Consequently, managers are required to constantly improve their qualifications and competences. Modern practice of higher education proves how important it is for educational managers not only to reduce costs, but also be innovative in solutions to maintain the universities sustainability in challenging and unpredictable conditions.
Along with 5 basic disciplines that are obligatory for "Management" field of study, students also need to study 15 disciplines, 6 of which are electives aimed at developing relevant professional competences. The master's programs curricula include, in particular, such key disciplines for a manager in the field of higher education as "Structure and management in higher education in Russia and foreign countries", "Educational systems of foreign countries", "Educational law", "Modern trends in higher education”, “IT in management”. Among teachers are first-class specialists who are international experts with extensive experience in both Russian higher education authorities and international academic cooperation organizations.
Students do internships in subdivisions and departments of RUDN University, Russian and foreign higher education organizations, as well as educational authorities directly engaged in international educational cooperation or in information, analytical and scientific support.
Graduates of the program will be able to apply competences and fulfill their managerial potential in:
- higher and continuing professional education organizations;
- public administration bodies;
- research organizations solving problems of Russian and foreign education.
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