Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education / Academic Advising
American Public University System

Program Details

Students are prepared for a variety of student service roles with colleges and universities with an online Master’s in Student Affairs in Higher Education.  APU offers working professionals flexible online courses with no set login times and multiples start dates.  Studies for a concentration in Academic Advising will include addressing critical needs, distance education, student affairs, leadership, and more.  

Students will experience a unique blend of courses to develop an interdisciplinary knowledge of the role of academic advisors in today’s industry.  Potential practicum opportunities are available, helping students to engage in virtual communities and organizations.  This online APU program curriculum aligns with professional competency standards established by multiple associations, ensuring that students are receiving career-relevant knowledge and set up for success on a professional level.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • GPA 2.75
  • Official transcripts
  • Writing sample
  • 3 references

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission