Master of Arts in Student Development Counseling & Administration
Indiana Wesleyan University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Student Development Counseling & Administration is an online higher education degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.  This program integrates Christian beliefs with a student-centered approach to student affairs.  You will learn to apply counseling skills and techniques to guide students at colleges and universities.  Students learn to provide individual support through counseling to help students reach their educational goals, strengthen their problem-solving skills, develop healthy relationships, and reach their full potentials. 

Graduates are prepared to work in colleges and universities in areas that include:

  • Residence Life
  • Student Activities
  • Career Counseling
  • Academic Advising
  • Admissions/Enrollment Management
  • Mentoring


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • GRE test score (A GPA of 3.25 or higher and/or successful graduate coursework may be substituted for the GRE.)
  • Writing sample
  • Official transcripts
  • Three recommendations
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission