An online masters in Higher Education Student Affairs from Grand Canyon University shows students how student affairs administrators directly affect the social development, academic success, and overall well being of students. As a Christian-oriented program focusing on values, students will develop personal ethics and servant leadership practices to be able to lead with kindness and compassion.
Student affairs professionals create and implement plans to address student and organizational needs within their institution. An important factor in success in this field is being able to cultivate positive relationships with students, families, colleagues, professionals, and community members to promote student growth. Students in this degree program will gain real world experience through 100 hours of internship and practicum opportunities at a local college or university campus.
Coursework includes studies of topics such as:
- Student development
- Culture and team building
- Laws and ethics
- Crisis management and intervention
- Community development and engagement
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.8 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
- Students must have access to an institute of higher learning at which they will complete an internship.