Emphasis - Higher Education
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.