Graduate Certificate in Student Affairs in Higher Education
East Carolina University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Student Affairs in Higher Education program is designed for graduate students interested in careers in student affairs in higher education and employees currently working in the field who are interested in learning more about the role student affairs plays in higher education.  Students learn the importance of student development theory and other skills necessary to work with diverse student bodies, foster leadership and engagement strategies, and deepen their understanding of student affairs in higher education.  Courses include Introduction to Student Affairs in Higher Education, Student Affairs and College, and Administration and Management of Student Affairs in Higher Education.


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of intent

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges