Britta's Success Story

While working in the admissions office at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it became apparent to Britta that she wanted more background and information in what she was doing professionally and determined to reach her career goals it was necessary to get a master’s degree and the MSE-PD HELEAD program at UW-Whitewater was the best fit for her.

Because of the flexible program design, Britta was able to continue working full-time while taking the classes in the evenings.

When reflecting about her experience with the program, Britta said, “My experience in the HELEAD program not only gave me the knowledge and tools to be successful in higher education leadership, but also helped guide me to figure out what I wanted in my career. The faculty and staff involved with the program were all really supportive.”

Britta had the opportunity to study abroad in Ecuador with the HELEAD program. “This experience opened my eyes and opened a dialogue to what is going on in higher education on an international level. It was truly transformational.”

Britta currently works for the University of Tennessee Knoxville as a Programs Adviser in the College of Nursing. “The program prepared me to see different perspectives and work with a diverse pool of students.”

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