Master of Science in Education with emphasis in Higher Education Student Affairs

The MSE in Higher Education Student Affairs will be offered online beginning in the fall of 2014. Some courses may be offered in a blended format with both on campus and virtual students in the same class.  This program will be especially beneficial for candidates currently working in Student Affairs positions and those seeking positions in a Student Affairs workplace.

Engaged learners will interact via innovative technologies, face-to-face, and hybrid modes of service delivery.

The M.S.E. in Higher Education Student Affairs is a 36 credit-hour program. The HESA programs includes: 

  • Practical experiences 
  • Experiential/hands-on learning
  • Culminating portfolio/project
  • End of program comprehensive examination
  • Students typically complete their degree in 18-24 months. 
  • Coursework has been designed to promote reflection and critical thinking.
  • You will discover authentic learning experiences with real-life application.
  • The HESA curriculum was developed in consultation with the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) Masters-Level Student Affairs Administration Preparation Programs, as well as the ACPA and NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners.

Required Courses:

  • AEP 839  Research Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 880  Cultural Diversity (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 875  Seminar in Education II: Assessment and Evaluation of Higher Ed Programs (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 875  Seminar in Education II: Student Outcomes (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 800  Organizational Leadership (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 875  Seminar in Education II: Higher Education Law (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 833  Student Personnel in Higher Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 875  Seminar in Education II: Student Dev Theories (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 875  Seminar in Education II: Governance and Finance in Higher Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 879  Practicum in Education II: Higher Education Student Affairs (3 Credit Hours)
  • Elective (6 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 36 Credit Hours


Overview

Admission
Program at a Glance
Comprehensive Exams 

Contact Information

 
Dr. Jim Barrett
Fort Hays State University
232A Rarick Hall
600 Park Street
Hays, KS  67601-4099
Phone:  785.628.4283
Email: jbarrett@fhsu.edu
Web: Advanced Education Programs

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