Student Affairs in Higher Education, MED

Chairperson: Jody Jessup-Anger, Ph.D.
Student Affairs in Higher Education website

Degree Offered

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Program Description

The student affairs in higher education master of education prepares students for careers in settings such as: academic advising, career development centers, student unions, international student services, multicultural affairs, orientation programs, residential living programs, admissions and student organizations. The program includes course work in leadership, counseling, educational psychology and higher education.

The goal of the master’s programs is to engage the professional educator in extended critical reflection on the principles, practices, and rationales of human-service leadership in contemporary society. Specifically, the programs seek to develop educational leaders in K-12 schools, colleges, universities and educational organizations with expertise in the historical, philosophical and sociological foundations of educational policy issues. The programs are designed to accommodate the working professional, and program content is composed to reflect student backgrounds, interests and professional objectives.