Ohio University

Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education

Counseling and Higher Education

College Student Personnel (CSP)

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

Contact

Dr. Laura Harrison
Ohio University
McCracken Hall
Athens, OH 45701

Program Statement

The graduate degree program in College Student Personnel (CSP) is a nationally respected, full-time, cohort-based program, taking two academic years to complete. Individuals from across the country come to Ohio University to study in the Master's Degree program in College Student Personnel. Tewnty-five to thirty-five new students enroll each year. Over the past forty years, our graduates have attained significant leadership positions in colleges, universities, and professional associations.

The Master's Degree curriculum integrates theory and practice, blending courses in student development theory, student affairs administration, counseling, and higher education with hands-on experience in student affairs offices at Ohio University or at neighboring institutions. The program requires the equivalent of two years of full-time study and follows national standards for professional education, while also personalizing study in order to meet individual needs.

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
7
Adjunct: 
3
Total Program Credit Hours: 
48
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
  • Evening
Thesis: 
No
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No