M.Ed. On Campus

Student Affairs Higher Education Administration

12 months
24286 USD/year
24286 USD/year
14298 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you are interested in a rewarding professional career in student affairs, consider Wright State University ’s student affairs in higher education program. You will have the opportunity to be involved in practical applications of student services and student development while you complete your Student Affairs Higher Education Administration  master’s degree.


Practicum, internships, and graduate assistantships are designed to complement your academic course work. Assistantships are not required but highly recommended.

Your fellow students represent gender and racial diversity, geographical spread, and different undergraduate academic disciplines. The Student Affairs Higher Education Administration program is offered at Wright State University.

Many have been active in student government, residential services, Greek life, and campus recreation, and others have worked full time in various campus offices. You will also find significant career opportunities, as demand for our graduates has been strong.


The Career and Advising focus consists of three courses dedicated to increasing the helping skills competence of students pursuing the master’s degree in student affairs in higher education. By pursuing this focus, you will develop skills that apply to academic advising and career services work. Choosing the career and advising focus allows you to gain knowledge and skills in the delivery of supportive and directive services to individuals and groups. 

Enhance your competencies as a professional helper and refine your capabilities to guide students, supervisees, and colleagues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law of Higher Education 
  • The Community College 
  • Research Methods for Leadership 
  • Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • Student Development Theory 
  • Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education 
  • Diversity Issues 
  • Program Evaluation and Assessment in SAHE 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

December 1 is the first consideration application deadline but applications will be accepted until July 31, or until the cohort is filled.


43 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must apply online for all graduate school programs, including non-degree programs. Paper applications are not accepted. The application should be filled out carefully and completely. Select Not Applicable (N/A) when appropriate. If the application form is submitted with essential information missing, processing may be delayed until such information is received.
    • A non-refundable $40 fee is required for each degree or licensure application. A nonrefundable $10 fee is required for each non-degree seeking application or certificate program application.
    • Submit one official transcript sent from each institution attended (except Wright State). If you have transfer or College Credit Plus credit, you are required to submit an official transcript from each college where you had originally completed course work. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7149 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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