Master in Higher Education


» Support to the Academic Track Record

» Academic Management

General Objective


To professionalize teachers of higher education and other institutions by building theoretical-practical and methodological tools that support teaching, the academic track record, educational research and academic management with scientific rigor and ethical sense, and which will allow them to analyze, interpret and change their educational practice.


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Admission Profile

The applicants to the Master’s degree in Higher Education must fulfill the following characteristics:


» Interest in understanding, interpreting and explaining the inherent phenomena of the educational field.
» Reading and writing skills
» Basic computing knowledge
» Teaching or administrative experience



Admission Requirements


» Graduate admission application
» A bachelor’s degree
» Professional License
» Bachelor’s degree official transcript
» Bachelor’s degree minimum average of 8.0
» Ceneval Test “EXANI III”
» English Language accreditation
» Physical Examination (from the Autonomous University of Chihuahua)
» Two small size photographs
» Recent Birth Certificate
» Updated resume
» 3 recommendation letters
» To present a research draft consistent with the lines of research of the master’s degree.
» Availability to attend from Monday to Friday, from 18:00 to 21:00 hrs.


All documents must be submitted original and 2 letter-size copies.





Lines of Research


» Teaching at the University level: Problems, challenges and innovations
» Academic track records
» Academic management
» Professional training and plans of studies



Graduate Profile

The graduate will be able to:


» Practice teaching in the higher education level basing in educational models centered in the learning of professional competences.
» Research in the main representative problematic areas of higher education- regulations, curriculum, teaching, learning, learning resources, infrastructure-relative to the discipline in which the graduate is involved or the institution in which he works.
» Support the students’ academic track record through consultancy services, individual or in group, and research and management of processes.
» Design and make projects and academic programs to lead his institution towards quality.




First Semester

» Psychopedagogy in Higher Education
» Educational research design I
» Information techniques and edu-communication
» Problem diagnosis in Higher Education

Second Semester

» Teaching design in Higher Education
» Educational research design II
» Diagnosis bases in academic track records
» Education and institutional management in Higher education

Third Semester

» Sociology of education
» Educational research: workshop
» Curriculum Design in Higher Education
» Intervention planning in academic track records

Fourth Semester

» Educational intervention
» Philosophy of education
» Academic track records’ assessment
» Elaboration of educational projects



Dates of Interest


-Submitting Documents: From May 30 to June 10, 2011
-Registration for the Ceneval Test “EXANI III”: From May 3rd to June 25, 2011
-Ceneval Test: July 23, 2011
-Interviews to applicants: From June 13 to 17, 2011

-Publication of results: June 20, 2011




Division of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Philosophy and Letters
Graduate Building, Campus I
Phones: (614) 413-54-50 and 413-34-49
Ext. 117, 127 and Fax 230
M.E. Luis Alberto Fierro Ramírez
M.A.R.H. Ana Lilia Rivera Flores
Postgraduate and research department

M.E.S. Argelia Delgado Luján
Master in Higher Education coordinator