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Master of Science in Student Affairs & Higher Education

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Student Affairs and Higher Education degree is designed for professionals who seek the advanced skills needed in order to obtain positions such as counseling, guidance, and deans in universities, colleges, and other higher education positions.  The program focuses on the following performance areas: residence halls, student development, management, admissions, financial aid, student activities, student health promotion, career development, non-traditional student populations, and other areas.  Courses include: Legal Aspects of Educational Administration, Introduction to Student Affairs and Higher Education, and Student Development: Theory, Assessment, and Application.

Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Experience in an approved area of student affairs or higher education
  • A bachelors degree

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Restrictions

Students must be residing in either the United States or Canada, with the exception of U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.