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Higher Education Administration (Student Affairs Administration)

University of Southern Mississippi

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
592 USD/credit
592 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
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About

The Higher Education Administration programs prepare individuals for success in professional staff, administrative or faculty/research roles within post-secondary institutions. 

Overview

Growth in complexity and size of college and university administration has prompted a need for professionally trained administrators who are knowledgeable of the structure, financing, legal issues, staffing, and administration of higher education organizations. The Student Affairs emphasis prepares individuals in the field of college student affairs including numerous student service areas.

What Will I Learn?

Students enrolled in Higher Education programs will learn how to work in a variety of areas in higher education including both student affairs and academic affairs. Whether you desire to become a student affairs professional, an administrator, or faculty, you will want to consider a degree in Higher Education.

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  • M.Ed. Education (Student Affairs in Higher Education)
  • Ed.D. Education (Higher Education Administration)—part time, fully online
  • Ph.D. Education (Higher Education Administration)

Programme Structure

  • Higher Education faculty are skilled practitioners and productive researchers in the areas of higher education and student affairs. 
  • Their research interests include health literacy and education, cultural competence, professional practice, student life – historical and current, social justice in higher education, and the history of higher education. 
  • Faculty work collaboratively with students to publish articles and co-present research at numerous national conferences.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A comprehensive examination will be given near the end of course work.
  • A GPA of 3.0 is required for graduation.
  • Students may only earn one course grade of “C” in their coursework.
  • Students will earn 45 hours of practicum experience as part of their HE 654 (Practicum) course.  Students have the opportunity to retake that course for electives (for a total of three times) to increase practicum hours.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

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Higher Education Administration (Student Affairs Administration)
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University of Southern Mississippi

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