2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education

30 credits

This graduate program is designed for those interested in student affairs administration in colleges, universities, and community colleges. The program prepares student affairs educators to work in college and university academic and student support services such as academic advising and support, admissions, career centers, disability services, financial aid, first-year experience, Greek life, health services, housing and residence life, international student programs, judicial affairs, multicultural centers, ombudsperson, orientation, recreation services, registration, religious affairs, service learning, student activities and programs, student life, student voluntary services, and student unions. This program is jointly sponsored by the Department of Educational Studies and the Division of Student Affairs.

Degree requirements

The Master of arts in student affairs administration and higher education degree requires completion of at least 30 hours of graduate course work. The student must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Degree requirements

EDHI 600Introduction to Student-Affairs Administration

3

EDHI 601Theories of College Student Development: Higher Education Application

3

EDHI 602The American College Student

3

EDHI 690Seminar in Student Affairs Administration

1 TO 3

EDHI 698Principles and Practices of Student Affairs Administration

3

EDHI 699Practicum in Student Affairs Administration

3

One course from

EDCC 640The Community College

3

EDHI 610Issues in Higher Education

3

EDHI 613Administration and Finance in Higher Education

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Research requirements, 3-6 credits from

CRPR 698Creative Project

3 OR 6

EDPS 640Methodology of Educational and Psychological Research

3

EDPS 641Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

EDPS 646Tests and Measurements

3

EDST 650Introduction to Qualitative Research

3

EDST 660Ethnographic Research in Education

3

EDST 671Evaluation of Educational Programs

3

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

SOC 600Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative

3

THES 698Thesis

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours:3-6

Electives

Total Credit Hours:3-6

Total Credit Hours: 30