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Master's in Higher Education Administration:
Student Affairs Specialization

Program of Study

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Required Foundation Courses (18 Credits)

Common Core (12 credits)
  • HIED 648 History of American Higher Education
  • HIED 649 Contemporary Issues in Higher Education
  • HIED 650 Higher Education Administration
  • HIED 651 College Student Development
Research Core or other Approved Courses (6 credits)
  • HIED 762 College Student Research
  • EDP 617 Program Evaluation



Student Affairs Specialization (9 credits)
  • HIED 654 College Student Affairs
  • HIED 750 Diversity Issues in Higher Education
  • HIED Elective

Required Capstone (3 Credits)

Capstone consists of placement at student affairs internship sites, monthly group discussions of how theory informs practice, weekly journaling, and portfolio development. Requires meeting with instructor in prior semester.