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Higher Education (College Student Affairs Leadership Emphasis)

Grand Valley State University

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
677 USD/credit
677 USD/credit
677 USD/credit
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About

The College of Education offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree with a College Student Affairs Leadership (CSAL) emphasis.

Overview

The curriculum is offered within the Leadership and Learning unit and is designed to develop professionals who have strong backgrounds in educational theory and research, traditional and adult learners, and the role of student affairs in institutions of higher education. The College Student Affairs Leadership curriculum prepares students for professional positions in institutions of higher education in a variety of areas such as admissions, student orientation, housing, student life, academic advising, recreation, financial aid, minority affairs, careers services, international affairs and judicial affairs.

As a medium size public institution with a "small college" feel, Grand Valley State University offers numerous opportunities to prepare student affairs practitioners for the varied professional challenges of smaller and medium size campuses as well as for larger, more specialized university environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Policy and Practice 
  • Social/Cultural Foundations of Education 
  • Educational Inquiry and Evaluation 
  • Theories of College Student Development 
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs Functions
  • The American College Student 
  • Administration of Student Affairs Programs 
  • Student Affairs Administrators and the Law 
  • Intervention Strategies for Student 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
144 (verbal)
138 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
106
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission, you must submit

  • International Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Verification of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    677 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 677 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    677 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 677 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    677 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 677 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Grand Valley State University is a great place for students to invest in their futures. The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships can help you maximize your investment by working with you to determine how to most effectively meet your unique needs. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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