Iowa State University

College of Human Sciences

School of Education

Student Affairs

Degrees: 
  • M.S.
  • M.A.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Student Learning & Development

Contact

Dr. Ann Marie Gansemer-Topf
2621 Lagomarcino Hall
Ames, IA 50011

Program Statement

ISU Student Affairs graduates pursue a Master of Education degree with a specialization in Student Affairs. The program offers:

A balanced approach to learning and practical experience to help you develop skills for working effectively wherever your student affairs adventure takes you. Through a required assistantship students actively practice the work they are learning about in the curriculum.
A focus on student development with a social justice overlay. Social justice is not just a broad theme, our program addresses social justice issues as they affect college students and gives them   the tools and experience to succeed and thrive in their profession.
A strong emphasis on knowing yourself and on being sensitive to diverse populations.
Active practitioner faculty who can share the wisdom that comes from being currently engaged in their practice.

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
6
Adjunct: 
3
Total Program Credit Hours: 
42
Average Time to Degree: 
2 years

Visitation Program

Yes

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • None Required
Assistantship Required: 
Yes
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
Yes
Attendance: 
  • Full time
Program Delivery: 
  • In-person
Course Schedule: 
  • Day
Thesis: 
Optional
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No