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Social Justice Higher Education Administration

University of La Verne

M.A.
24 months
Duration
750 USD/credit
750 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts Social Justice Higher Education Administration (SJHE) develops culturally-competent student affairs professionals who serve as catalysts for institutional change. SJHE provides the professional knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to be successful in a wide range of student affairs settings.

Overview

The SJHE program is a critical theory-to-practice program that equips professionals to be successful in a wide range of settings in higher education, including, campus life, multicultural affairs, leadership development, and residence life. Rooted in NASPA & ACPA competencies and the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education’s (CAS) guidelines, SJHE is unique in that social justice and cultural competence are at the core of the curriculum and all theories and practices are examined through an intersectional lens. This design prepares our graduates to meet the needs of increasingly diverse student populations at various types of institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personal and Professional Foundations 
  • Social Justice and Higher Education 
  • Student Learning and Development Theories 
  • The Student Characteristics, Learning and Culture 
  • Assessment, Evaluation, Research & Grants 
  • Planning, Program Development & High Impact Practices 
  • Advising and Supporting Individuals and Groups 
  • Law, Policy, Safety and Restorative Justice 
  • Supervised Practice One (l) (150 hours) 
  • Leadership and Leaming Organizations 
  • Graduate Research Seminar 
  • Social Justice, Pedagogy and Praxis 
  • Supervised Practice Two (II) (150 hours) 

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.
2.5

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed La Verne Freshman Application OR Common Application
  • $50 (USD) application fee
  • Official high school transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary schools and universities:
  • A Personal Essay allows us to get to learn a little more about you. Essay prompts are located in the application and are submitted at the time of application submission;
  • One letter of recommendation
One of the following:
  • SAT (La Verne Code 4381) or ACT (La Verne Code: 0295) exam results sent directly from the testing agency to the University of La Verne; or
  • TOEFL (La Verne Code: 4381), IELTS, Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) or PTE Academic results sent directly from the testing agency to the University of La Verne.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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