Academic Affairs

Take the Next Step in Your Educational Career

Whether you are looking to deepen your understanding of teaching techniques, become a building principal or community counselor, or renew your license, the Department of Advanced Education Programs will work with you to meet your career goals. You may choose from a range of accredited academic programs including:

  • non-degree licensure programs,
  • Master’s degrees, and
  • Specialist in Education degree (Superintendent and Counseling).

Our innovative online programs allow you to fit your degree around your busy schedule. At FHSU, online doesn’t mean impersonal. Once you are admitted into the program, an expert in your area of interest will guide you throughout your studies. Although the requirements for each program are different, you may be able to complete your degree without setting foot on campus, while still developing rich relationships with your faculty and fellow classmates. Courses include a unique combination of communication methods including Blackboard, Skype, Adobe Connect, Ning, Google Docs, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, iTunes U, Youtube, Facebook, and other innovative technologies.


Exciting News

US News and World Report selected our online graduate education program aka Advanced Education Programs as one of the top 14 online programs. To make U.S. News's honor roll of top online graduate education degree programs, a school needed to place in the top third of ranked schools (rounded) in at least three of four modules: Admissions; Faculty Credentials and Training; Student Engagement and Accreditation; and Student Services and Technology.

Beginning Fall 2012, several courses will be offered in 8 week sessions. 

Beginning December 2012, EDL 856: School-Community Relations and EDL 952: Trends and Practices in Educational Administration are being offered as an intercession course. 

All students and faculty will be assigned a Google email account (Gmail) to replace their email. The new email domain will be

As of May 1, 2012,  Building Leadership (Principal) will no longer require students to take the MAT or GRE exams to meet admission requirements.


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