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College Student Affairs Administration, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
The CSAA Program is one of three master’s degree programs in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services of the College of Education.

Overview

Other programs include School Counseling and Community Counseling. The CSAA program is designed to meet the Standards of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) and the requirements of the University of Georgia Graduate School and College of Education. Learning is encouraged through traditional academic study and research, and experiential activities such as field-work, practica, and internships.

The programme

The primary purpose of the college student affairs administration preparation program is to aid graduate students in acquiring the skills and competencies necessary to apply human development, interpersonal facilitation, group leadership, assessment, and administrative principles to work with college students in higher education organizations. The specific focus of the program is on student development, which is concerned with students’ learning and personal growth while they are in college. Graduates work in such settings as college residence halls, student activities programs, career planning and placement centers, admissions offices, international student offices, minority student services, Greek life programs, community service programs, learning assistance centers, new student orientation, and academic advising centers.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Georgia (UGA) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Management in Student Affairs
  • Inclusive University
  • Trends/Issues/Assessment in Higher Education
  • College Student Personnel Administration
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Ethical and Practical Issues-Student Affairs

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application-processing fee
  • Transcripts
  • Entrance test scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Certification of finances forms (international applicants)
  • Any supplemental material required by the department

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24692 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24692 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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