American Public University System

Arts, Humanities & Education

Education

Student Affairs in Higher Education

Degrees: 
  • M. Ed.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Adult Education
  • Student Learning & Development

Contact

Dr. Janet Janet Athanasiou
111 W. Congress Street
Charles Town, WV 25414

Program Statement

The master’s in student affairs online from American Military University (AMU) offers a unique mix of educational leadership and student affairs coursework that sets this program apart.

AMU’s student affairs graduate program is designed for those interested in developing leadership capabilities in:

Academic advising
Campus leadership
Diversity services
Student life
Career services
Financial management

This program prepares professionals for both traditional campuses and online education institutions. Distance education practicum opportunities will provide real-world experience at the end of the program.

Learning outcomes and curriculum are aligned to the professional competency standards of American College Personnel Association, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, National Academic Advising Association, and the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.

Meets ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation Standards: 
Yes
Meets CAS Standards: 
Yes

Number of Program Faculty

Total Program Credit Hours: 
36
Average Time to Degree: 
2 years

Visitation Program

No

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • None Required
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
No
Attendance: 
  • Full time
  • Part time
Program Delivery: 
  • Online
Thesis: 
No
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No