M.Ed. Blended

Higher Education/Student Personnel

University of Mississippi

72 months
25782 USD/year
25782 USD/year
8938 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Higher Higher Education/Student Personnel at the University of Mississippi is a 36 hour program examining the various aspects of higher education administration. 


The Higher Education/Student Personnel program at the University of Mississippi fosters a strong theoretical understanding of the underpinnings of college and university function, including the functions around student life. This program also provides professional preparation through practicum and graduate assistantship opportunities for those seeking full-time enrollment.

The program is designed for those who seek to work at a college or university in different administrative roles, such as financial aid, housing, or other areas of postsecondary education.

Career Opportunities

  • As a blended program that addresses both student affairs and other administrative functions in higher education, graduates from this program have found careers in a variety of areas. Examples include financial aid officer, Greek Life, student discipline, programming, residence life, institutional fundraising, admissions, campus recreation, and career services.
  • In addition to Mississippi institutions including The University of Mississippi, Mississippi State, Southern, Jackson State, and Mississippi College, other institutions that have hired our graduates in recent years include Florida State, Cornell, Oregon State, Trinity College (San Antonio), Purdue, Arizona State, Tennessee, Alabama, Auburn, and others.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cultural Context of Education
  • Educational Research 
  • Student Services in Higher Education
  • Finance of Higher Education
  • History of Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited United States institution or the equivalent from an international institution.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on the course work attempted.
  • A 2.7 grade point average, or 3.0 on the last 60 hours, may allow one to enter on a probationary basis.
  • Complete a Graduate School application online
  • Upload the following supplemental materials to the Graduate School application:
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25782 USD per year during 72 months.
  • National

    25782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25782 USD per year during 72 months.
  • In-State

    8938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8938 USD per year during 72 months.

Living costs for Oxford

850 - 1300 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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