Whether you are new to higher education or seeking career advancement, UCF’s Higher Education and Policy Studies (HEPS) programs offer a wide range of career opportunities across postsecondary education. With higher education’s rapid rate of change and emerging opportunities, it is both an exciting and valuable focus for careers, study, and research. Our programs provide invaluable insight, skills, networking, and support to achieve your professional and academic goals.

As you explore our site, we invite you to discover how HEPS programs uniquely blend a focus on research, theory, and practice to prepare students for successful careers in

  • Student personnel
  • Higher education administration, leadership and teaching
  • Community college teaching
  • Career and technical education

In addition, the HEPS programs offer opportunities for students to learn at all levels: from certificates, to undergraduate, and graduate to doctoral studies.

Through the UCF HEPS programs, we know you will discover new possibilities for your professional growth. We are just a click away to answer your questions.

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