Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, M.Ed.

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In addition to the application materials required by the Graduate School, applicants must submit a personal statement and resume. 

GRE score submission is not required.

Degree Program Requirements

Required: 42 credit hours

Foundational Studies (6 credits)
HED 601Foundations of College Student Affairs Administration3
HED 661Higher Education in the U.S.3
Professional Studies (21 credits)
HED 602Student Development Theory in Higher Education3
HED 603Effects of College on Students3
HED 606Organization and Administration of Student Affair in Higher Education3
HED 608Leadership in Higher Education3
HED 610Legal Issues in Higher Education3
HED 612Current Issues in Higher Education3
CED 613Helping Relationships for Non-Majors3
Assessment and Research (3 credits)
HED 663Planning Programs and Assessment in Postsecondary Education3
Supervised Practice (3 credits)
HED 690Internship and Socialization in Student Affairs3
Supporting Courses (9 credits)
Select 9 credits *9
Total Credit Hours42

Students select a coherent sequence of supporting courses in consultation with the advisor.

Capstone Experience

In lieu of a thesis or comprehensive examinations, students will complete an academic portfolio of their work accomplished during the program as submission for their capstone experience.