2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Student Affairs Higher Education Administration, MEd

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Program Description:

The Student Affairs in Higher Education program provides practical educational experiences for individuals interested in careers in student services. The emphasis of this program is on the administrative perspective of student services that support student development. The Student Affairs in Higher Education program consistently graduated most entering students within two years of entry.

The primary mission of this program is to prepare students for leadership roles in higher education student affairs. Integrating theory and practice, maintaining strong interdisciplinary relationships, fostering high-quality research, and sponsoring activities that enhance the development of professionals are high priorities of the program.

Admissions Requirements:

In addition to meeting requirements for admission established by the Graduate School, candidates to the Master’s in Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) program must submit to the Graduate School a three page expository essay on a topic of your choice.

Two letters of recommendation are to be submitted to the Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations.

The SAHE selection committee will contact applicants for an admission interview.

The SAHE program is a cohort program that begins once a year with the start of the fall semester. Application to the Graduate School, essays, and letters of recommendation are due no later than April 1 of each year. Early application is encouraged.

Waiver of GRE/MAT

Candidates to Leadership Studies master’s degree programs, may not be required to submit passing GRE or MAT scores if their cumulative undergraduate GPA is a 3.0 or higher.

Candidates must meet the requirements for admission established by the Graduate School. If testing is required, candidates must score in the 50th percentile or better on the Miller Analogy Test (MAT) or the Graduate Records Exam (GRE).

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Program Requirements:

Dept Core and Electives -

Note: Those Desiring an M.A. Degree Rather than the M.Ed. Will Add the M.A. Option Listed Below.

Additional Courses Needed for the M.A. Degree (Meets CAS Standards):

Choose One Option to Meet CAS Standards in the M.Ed. Program

Option A: Career Services Advising

Option B: Sports Management Option

Option C: International Programs (This Option is Not Always Available, Consult with LDR Department)

Total: 34 Hours

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