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Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs

12 months
Duration
980 USD/credit 29400 USD/year
980 USD/credit 29400 USD/year
980 USD/credit 29400 USD/year
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About

Whether you are currently employed in higher education or an aspiring practitioner, the Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs program from Pace University provides students with the know-how to strategically shape university policies in ways that encourage an accessible and resourceful academic culture.

Overview

With a curriculum designed to address contemporary topics in higher education and student affairs, online MA HEASA students gain in-depth knowledge of the structures, policies and legal issues faced by higher education leaders. Pace University designed these practical elements of its program to align with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) competencies for the field of student affairs, empowering graduates with skills they can immediately apply to their careers.

Students in the Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs program from Pace University also develop the critical thinking and research skills required to understand how institutional structures, policies, and practices impact the decisions students from varying socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds make throughout their academic journey.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be well-prepared to address the growing challenges that universities face such as the need to balance cost efficiency and student outcomes and increasing pressure to develop rigorous assessment strategies. In their studies, they will gain confidence in their ability to meet performance objectives set forth by accreditation and government bodies.

MA HEASA students critically analyze the historical and social forces affecting underrepresented populations in higher education in order to develop an inclusive academic culture. The organizational decision-making responsibilities these professionals will be responsible for balance student engagement, retention, and operational efficiency. Graduates have the opportunity to develop their skills to fulfill these institutional needs and requirements with care and consideration for a large population of learners and educators.

The experienced program faculty come together from across the University to guide students through retention and development theories, the economics and finance of higher education, and the current legal issues and implications leadership must consider. These seasoned administrators are adept at providing students with a practical application of what it means to create a living learning community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Higher Education 
  • History of Higher Education in America
  • Research Methods in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Finance 
  • College Student Development Theory 
  • College Student Retention Theory 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Two letters of recommendation from a professional source
  • Personal statement
  • Official college/university transcripts from all previously attended institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 980 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 980 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    29400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 980 USD per credit during 12 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.

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