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  Nov 21, 2017
 
CURRENT 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Higher Education Student Affairs (M.Ed.)


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Program Admission Requirements

In addition to the Graduate School Admission Requirements  applicants for the M.Ed. in Higher Education Student Affairs must have an average grade of B or higher as defined by the major department in upper-level undergraduate courses in the major. The General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is only required for applicants with a GPA less than 3.0.  Students must also submit a: resume or detailed curriculum vitae, three recommendations from former instructors who are in a position to judge the applicant’s aptitude for graduate study, and a written statement of professional goals and interest in the Higher Education Student Affairs program.

Program Description

The Master of Education in Higher Education Student Affairs Program is designed to prepare students to become student affairs professionals. Specifically, graduates will work in positions that promote the intellectual, social, emotional and personal development of college students. These professionals work with colleagues, faculty, administrators, and staff to provide college students with a wide array of services that enhance their educational and campus experiences. The program leading to the M.Ed. degree in Higher Education Student Affairs requires 39 semester hours of graduate study, including:

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