Apply now for new MA in Student Affairs Administration
April 04, 2014
In the fall of 2014, the graduate school will launch a new program of study leading to a Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration.
Designed to prepare current or aspiring student affairs professionals, the program is distinctive for its special emphasis on issues of diversity, equity, and social justice.
Graduate School Dean Scott Fletcher will serve as program director, and faculty members will include Anna Gonzalez, dean of students in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Mark Figueroa, associate provost for institutional research and planning.
Total credit hours: 39 semester hours
Program start date: September
Program length: Two years (part time 3-year option available). Classes are scheduled in evenings and weekends to accommodate working professionals.
Job placement rates for graduates of master’s programs in student affairs are extremely robust. Graduates obtain jobs as coordinators, assistant directors, and directors in a wide range of student affairs settings, including:
- Multicultural student affairs
- Student activities
- Career services
- Residence and Greek life
- Academic advising
Graduate Assistantships Available
Applicants may apply for a one-year, renewable graduate assistantship, which covers tuition, on-campus housing, and a meal plan. Assistantships require working 20 hours a week in one of the following areas:
- Career Development Center
- Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement
- Student Activities
- Housing/Campus Living (requires living on campus)
How to Apply
No tests are required for admission.
Visit the admissions website for full details on requirements, deadlines, financial aid information and more.
Program cost—we do everything we can to help make your education affordable
- Current tuition
- Learn about Employee Tuition Benefits
- Financial aid loan information
- Look for scholarships and grants
- Learn about managing your student loans
- Contact faculty coordinators Anna Gonzalez and Mark Figueroa with questions about the program
May 1st, 2014
Students interested in a graduate assistantship for the 2014-2015 year must submit all program application materials by May 1.