Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

School of Education

Counselor Education and Student Affairs

Masters in Student Affairs in Higher Education

Degrees: 
  • M.A.

Contact

Dr. Diane Elliott
Old Main 424 A Wing
15219 Kutztown Road
Kutztown, PA 19530

Program Statement

The mission of the Masters of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Program of the College of Education at Kutztown University is to prepare graduate students for professional practice in the realm of college student affairs and student services in institutions of higher education.  The design of the program is in accordance with the guidelines and standards for Masters Level Student Affairs Professional Preparation Programs set forth by the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS).  The learning outcomes of the program curriculum are consistent with the Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Educators developed by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and American College Personnel Association (ACPA).  Hence, the program combines experiences that are practical and specialized with those that are broad and theoretical in order to prepare students for professional practice.   

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
2
Adjunct: 
0
Total Program Credit Hours: 
42
Average Time to Degree: 
2 years

Visitation Program

No

Requirements

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