Program Overview

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Master’s of Science in College Student Affairs. Student affairs are usually addressed in the department services and support for students at institutions of higher education to enhance student growth and development. .

The College Student Affairs degree program is designed to prepare students for entering into the more professional role of a student affairs representative in a modern and college and university educational environment. Students will learn the practical application methods of student affairs administration and conflict analysis and resolution in higher education settings. The masters curriculum is comprised of 45 credit hour, and students can choose between two concentrations: Conflict Analysis and Resolution or Student Affairs in Higher Education.

Student affairs professionals are trained in course topics that delve into the key concepts associated with the interaction and communication of students. Some topics of study include courses in psychology, business, law, communication, inter and intra-personal counseling, higher education, and group dynamics.

The multifaceted curriculum is specialized to focus on developing a solid foundation for creating relationships with students, faculty, staff and parents. Graduates can use the advanced education to enter the competitive job market and enter into careers where professional individuals can assist in the experience of college or university students.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Nova Southeastern University may have started as a small independent not-for-profit university when it first educated its first students in 1964, however this Ft. Lauderdale campus followed the lead of many growing movements from the sixties and quickly expanded into a modern global facility promoting distance learning by 1972. Today, NSU hosts field-based programs in more than twenty states, as well as internationally.

    Nova Southeastern University awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees. Nova Southeastern University offers a large number of online degree programs to accommodate a wide range of students. Students can choose from online undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. Online classes at Nova Southeastern University occur in both synchronous and asynchronous formats to best facilitate an interactive environment between students and faculty.


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