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Student Affairs

University of Maryland

M.A.
24 months
Duration
39000 USD/year
39000 USD/year
17544 USD/year
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About

The masters in Student Affairs program from University of Maryland is committed to the preparation of student affairs educators in higher education environments. 

Overview

The Student Affairs curriculum at University of Maryland emphasizes student development, social justice, and research/scholarship.

We maintain a strong relationship with the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Maryland, College Park, which has a historic commitment to supporting scholar-practitioners. Masters graduates commonly work in settings such as student activities, advising, career services, residence life, orientation, leadership development, and multicultural student life.

Learning Outcomes

  • defining the role and functions of student affairs work in higher education
  • interpreting research significant to the profession and conducting related research at an elementary level
  • identifying factors affecting human and organizational behavior
  • translating theoretical knowledge about the development of organizations and individuals into meaningful practices of the profession: counseling, instruction, supervision, program design, administration,research
  • developing multicultural competence to engage with diverse students with effectiveness and confidence
  • performing the functions of program assessment, design, implementation, and evaluation as appropriate for individuals, student services offices, and organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Orientation: College Student Personnel
  • The College Student: Student Development Theories
  • Apprenticeship in Student Personnel Services
  • Seminar in Multicultural Development
  • Organizational Leadership in Student Affairs
  • Pre practicum lab

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • CV/Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8772 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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