Master of Education in Higher Education / Student Affairs
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education – Student Affairs degree is designed to help students pursue careers in postsecondary education administration. Throughout this program, students can explore current research and theories in the field of student affairs and become equipped to offer support services at colleges and universities. The core content of this degree provides a broad overview of the postsecondary education system in the United States, including the financial and economic factors that impact today’s college students. Students who complete the student affairs specialization will also learn about the various functions of student affairs, critical areas of student support, and important aspects of student affairs administration. Equipped with this knowledge, graduates of this program can prepare to design and oversee services and initiatives that will help college students grow as individuals, thrive academically, and prepare for life after school. The M.Ed. in Higher Education – Student Affairs is an excellent option for those who want to help the next generation of students receive a rewarding, fulfilling college experience. This program can also help students prepare to work in higher education administration by fostering strong skills in decision-making, research, and leadership. Upon graduation, students can pursue roles as college/university administrators, educational consultants, educational policy analysts, higher education instructors, program coordinators, and student affairs administrators.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)