Emphasis - Higher Education Online
M.A. in Higher Educ/Student Personnel
The M.A. in higher education/student personnel is designed to prepare qualified students for entry-level positions in higher education and/or student personnel. Graduates have found employment as higher education professionals in a variety of areas, including housing, career counseling, international student affairs, financial aid, student activities, Greek life, and development, just to name a few.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 30
The requirements for the M.A. in higher education/student personnel include:
- Edfd 609 - The Cultural Context of Education
- Edrs 605 - Educational Research I
- Edld 658 - Organization and Governance of Higher Education
- Edld 659 - Finance of Higher Education
- Edld 660 - History of Higher Education
- Edld 664 - Law in Higher Education
- Edld 665 - Cont. Issues of Higher Education
- Edld 667 - Practicum
- Edld 668 - Practicum (required only of students having no higher education work experience and no current assistantship in higher education)
- Edld 689 - Student Services in Higher Education
- Edld 691 - The College and the Student
- 12 hours of electives if Edld 668 is not required
Other Academic Requirements
Students must complete a final portfolio as a part of their comprehensive examination.
Emphasis - Higher Education Online
The online M.A. in higher education/student personnel is a 42-semester-hour graduate program and is completed over a 26-month period with students pursuing the program on a part-time basis, completing the classes at a rate of two classes per semester/session. Students are admitted in the summer session as a cohort group and complete the curriculum in a lockstep sequence. The program employs alternative methods of delivering course content, including Internet learning systems, audio/video conferencing, and an assortment of streaming media content. In addition to the online delivery of course work, there are two required on-campus residencies (at the beginning and near the end of the program) in Oxford in which students and faculty are able to interact.
The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.
|Edfd 609 - C min
|Complete Edfd 609 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 658 - C min
|Complete Edhe 658 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 659 - C min
|Complete Edhe 659 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 660 - C min
|Complete Edhe 660 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 664 - C min
|Complete Edhe 664 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 665 - C min
|Complete Edhe 665 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 667 - C min
|Complete Edhe 667 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 668 - C min
|Complete Edhe 668 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 689 - C min
|Complete Edhe 689 with a grade of C or better.
|Edhe 691 - C min
|Complete Edhe 691 with a grade of C or better.
|Edrs 605 - C min
|Complete Edrs 605 with a grade of C or better.
|Student must pass a comprehensive examination.
|Student must complete a professional portfolio.
|A cumulative average of not less than 3.0 (B) must be achieved in all graduate work taken.
|Engineering Dean's approval
|This Degree Audit program is an advising tool only. The student must still apply for a degree by returning a completed Degree Application Form to the dean's office before the last day to add classes in the semester preceding the semester in which the stuent expects to graduate. The Dean's Office will make the final certification that the courses listed on the application qualify the student for graduation. The Dean's Office will also determine if other university requirements (GPA, etc.) have been met.