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Master On Campus

Higher Education and Student Affairs

Northern Illinois University

12 months
Duration
873 USD/credit 31428 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
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About

The Higher Education and Student Affairs master’s program at Northern Illinois University prepares professionals for a variety of leadership and administrative positions in student affairs and higher education.

Overview

The Higher Education and Student Affairs master’s program at Northern Illinois University offers theoretical and methodological bases for professional development, while providing comprehensive scholarly, paraprofessional education for persons seeking careers in this field. A required core of learning experiences is supplemented by course work in areas of instruction, administration, and research to prepare both generalists and specialists. 

Opportunities

The program provides opportunities for individualization to take into account the student’s goals and needs and usually includes a faculty-supervised internship in programming, teaching, counseling, or evaluating. This program is designed to prepare students to assume a variety of administrative positions within postsecondary institutions

Programme Structure

Courses

  • Foundations of Higher Education 
  • Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice in Higher Education 
  • U.S. College Students 
  • College Student Development Theory 
  • Helping Skills for Student Affairs Professionals 
  • Assessment Methods in Higher Education 
  • Applied Assessment Methods in Higher Education 
  • Capstone in Higher Education and Student Affairs 
  • Campus Environments and Student Cultures 
  • Advocacy, Outreach, and Interventions in Student Affairs 
  • Instructional Theory, Practice and Teaching in Postsecondary Education 
  • Workshop in Higher Education and Student Affairs 
  • Postsecondary Access in Higher Education 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed a four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or one with equivalent recognition.

  • Achieved a 2.75 grade point average on a 4.00 scale, or the equivalent.
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Test scores (if required).
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (optional)
  • Additional materials required by your program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 873 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for DeKalb

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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