M.A. On Campus

Educational Leadership - Higher Education, Student Affairs

12 months
19708 USD/year
19708 USD/year
11372 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership - Higher Education, Student Affairs at  Eastern Michigan University offers a practice-based experience designed to prepare the new generation of practitioners in higher education and student affairs. 


Educational Leadership - Higher Education, Student Affairs program at Eastern Michigan University is ideal for those seeking entry-level positions in the field, and those aspiring to become mid-level administrators. HESA prepares professionals with a passion for working directly with students, fostering student success and development.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of the Higher Education/Student Affairs (HESA) Program are prepared to enter or continue a career in student affairs and higher education for entry and mid-level positions. Our mission is to provide a practice-based experience for students while providing quality learning with faculty who are engaged in teaching, research, and service.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • Contemporary College Students 
  • Higher Education 
  • Organization and Administration of Higher Education 
  • Leadership Perspective in Comparative International Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Eastern Michigan University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Financial Statement of Responsibility
  • Documentation
  • Passports and VISAs
  • Order I-20 Shipment

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19708 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19708 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11372 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ypsilanti

1000 - 1500 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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Educational Leadership - Higher Education, Student Affairs
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