Student Affairs in Higher Education

Miami University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
12308 USD/year
12308 USD/year
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Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University challenges learners to engage in the complex process of knowledge construction, to integrate their personal and professional values and philosophies with existing knowledge, and to share authority and expertise to mutually construct viable perspectives.


Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University creates a welcoming environment for students from all cultural backgrounds through the use of self-reflection and critical thinking.  

The blend of challenge and support which undergirds the LPM fosters self-authorship (the internal capacity to identify one's beliefs, values, and identity) and the capacity for interdependence with diverse others, both vital capacities for successful student affairs professionals.

Graduates with Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University will be able to:

  • understand multiple theories and educate readers about their importance.
  • understand multiple roles of inquiry and methods of research and apply them to investigate questions.
  • demonstrate an understanding of personal and professional knowledge and skills related to student affairs practice and apply them to campus phenomena.
  • understand and convey the complexities of integrating theory, practice, and inquiry and demonstrate that integration by addressing campus issues.
  • convey ideas that are based on one’s own beliefs, perspectives, identity, and sense of self in relation to others.
  • produce writing that is organized, conceptualized and reflective of ideas, conveys clear and sound arguments, and few grammatical and APA errors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diversity, Equity, and Dialogue in Student Affairs
  • Student Development Theory 
  • Educational Leadership and Organizational Development
  • Student Development Theory
  • Student Affairs Leadership
  • Diversity, Equity and Culture
  • Inquiry in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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

  • Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript(s) (send transcripts to Graduate School)
  • $50 online application fee
  • Resume
  • Essay Response (to one of the two prompts listed below). This essay serves as your personal statement.
  • Four Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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