High Point University - Master's Degree

High Point University, located in High Point, North Carolina in the US provides undergraduate programs in schools such as David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Art and Design, The Earl N. Phillips School of Business, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, School of Education, Congdon School of Health Sciences and the addition of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy. Additionally, the University offers postgraduate courses at the Norcross Graduate School.

  • Average Tuition USD 48,630

School Description

High Point University was established in 1924. The University was the result of a co-operative venture between the Methodist Protestant Church and the City of High Point. High Point had three partially completed buildings with nine faculty members and a student enrollment of 122. The University surged forward, with great confidence in its ideals of educating its students through the Methodist Church teachings. Unfortunately, the great depression was a difficult time for the university as faculty went as long as 15 years with arrears and the students were paying tuition in chickens, pigs, and vegetables.

By the end of the decade, the situation was getting better for the University and a library and gymnasium facilities had been added, and an athletic stadium was constructed. During World War II, the College hosted the 326th College Training Detachment of the US Army Air Force. Financial stability ultimately returned. Today, High Point University has 122 buildings, a full-time faculty of 300, and approximately 4,600 students.

Master Programs

  • 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27268, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 12,421 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27268, United States

    Communication

    USD 12,421 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27268, United States

    Education

    USD 12,421 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27268, United States

    Leadership

    USD 12,421 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

  • 833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, NC 27268, United States

    Physical Education

    USD 12,421 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Forbes (USA) 467

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GRE 310
  • Minimum SAT 1502
  • Minimum ACT 21

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    Established in 1924

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    During World War II, the College hosted the 326th College Training Detachment of the US Army Air Force.

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          • Testimony
            2011-2015, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

            The Best Decision I Ever Made

            Choosing to attend HPU was the best decision I ever made. The moment I stepped onto campus, I knew this was the academic institution for me. The atmosphere automatically makes you feel as though it is a university that offers as many opportunities as the student would like to have (even if you have to create them yourself!). Numerous jobs, internships, volunteer and leadership positions later, I cannot wait to complete my senior year and see how my diploma and the experience I've gained thanks to the university, will benefit me in my professional career.

          • Testimony
            1984-1989, B.S.

            Excellent University

            High Point University allowed me to expand my knowledge base and support my career path. My son and daughter-in-law are also graduates of the University and their success is linked to their education. I recommend this Institution to anyone who is looking for an extraordinary learning experience.

          • Testimony
            1994-1997, BS

            Great School for Returning Older Students

            I went back to school in 1994 to get my business degree. I chose High Point because its a local school with a great reputation. I attended the satellite school in Winston-Salem, loved the classes and was able to finish in 3 years. The classes are at night so it fits most working adults schedules.