2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Student Affairs and Higher Education M.S.

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(39 credits minimum)

The Master’s of Science in Student Affairs Administration Program is designed to provide professional training for entry positions in the student affairs field at university, college, and two-year post-secondary levels. Focus areas of performance include residence halls, student development, management, admissions, financial aid, student activities, student health promotion, career development, non-traditional student populations, and other areas. A corollary purpose is to provide a foundation for advanced work in this field and the closely related fields of counseling, guidance, and higher education. The program is offered on-campus and as distance education, although SAHE 533, SAHE 641, and SAHE 652 or their equivalent must be taken in a traditional classroom.

Admission Requirements

Each applicant must satisfy the general criteria for admission to the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and each of the following requirements:

        1.     Have an overall undergraduate grade point average near or above 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale. For students with a grade point average near or below 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale grade point average, special attention is given to their final 60 credit hours.

        2.     Have an approved assistantship or work full-time in an approved area of student affairs and higher education. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis. Students must maintain successful employment in an approved position throughout their enrollment in the graduate program.

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