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- Administrative Leadership
- Student Learning & Development
ContactDr. Jody E Jessup-Anger
The Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) is a theory-to-practice program that prepares graduate students for careers in a variety of student affairs settings, including advising, career centers, student unions, international education, multicultural affairs, orientation programs, residence life, greek life, and student activities.
Marquette University’s mission as a Jesuit institution is to foster personal and professional excellence, promote a life of faith, and develop leadership expressed in service to others. The College of Education has a deep commitment to the development of practitioners who will demonstrate a commitment to social justice in their work.
Why SAHE at MU?
- Marquette’s SAHE program attracts academically-minded students interested in learning how theory relates to real world practice.
- Small cohort enhances learning and ensures personal attention for each student.
- Faculty possess strong student affairs backgrounds and professional connections.
- Marquette University has a robust Division of Student Affairs, and staff members who serve as teachers and mentors, supporting students’ learning and development.
- The MU campus is vibrant, with students populating the campus on both weekdays and weekends. With the city center just blocks away, there is always something to see or do.
- Assistantships and practica provide students with hands on experience to develop, implement, and refine the skills required for effective student affairs practice.
- With over 13 colleges in the metropolitan area, Milwaukee is a virtual learning laboratory for student affairs professionals.
- The culmination of students' coursework is a theory-to-practice Capstone course in which students are paired with student affairs offices to integrate their learning to solve a real world problem or issue.
Graduates of Marquette’s Student Affairs and Higher Education program can expect to be able to…
- Use appropriate student development, organizational, and environmental theories to analyze issues related to students and Student Affairs practice.
- Interpret and apply research to students and Student Affairs practice
- Apply leadership, organizational, assessment, and management practices to professional work in student affairs functional areas.
- Apply professional standards and principles of law, ethics, and social justice to student affairs work.
- Support the learning and development of a diverse student population.
Number of Program Faculty
- Full time
- Part time