Admissions | Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Leadership

Admissions | Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Leadership

Educational Leadership

Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Concentration

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Prospective students may apply for the Fall 2015 “cohort.” HESA is no longer reviewing applications for Fall 2014 (or summer) admission. Upon review of the applicants from the December 15, 2013 priority application deadline, we admitted a full class of students.Students in the HESA program

Prospective students are welcome to apply for the next cohort which will begin in Fall 2015. For more information about the HESA program please explore the website where you can find information about HESA, the ELRT Department, courses, answers to FAQ's, and application information. To ensure priority and full review of your HESA application (certificate and cohort) and to be eligible for HESA Leadership Interview Days 2015 please complete all parts of your application and make sure they reach us (including references) no later than December 15, 2014.  Final admissions decisions are made in mid-January.

We recommend that you review the HESA website to learn more about the program and our goals. You may also contact the Faculty Coordinator for the HESA program Dr. Ramona Lewis before or during your admissions process via .

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Career and Professional Goals Essay
  • Graduate Application Form
  • Official Transcripts from every higher education institution you have ever attended
  • Program Concentration Selection Form
  • Resume
  • Three references on Departmental forms

ELRT Admissions page for detailed submission information.

For questions about the admissions process or paperwork contact:
ELRT Graduate Office at (269) 387-3893

For inquiries about the HESA program please contact the faculty coordinator:
Dr. Ramona Lewis


HESA Faculty:


Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
3571 Sangren Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5283 USA
(269) 387-3896 | (269) 387-3696 Fax