Seattle University

College of Education

Leadership and Professional Studies

Student Development Administration

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

Contact

Dr. Thai-Huy Nguyen
901 12th Ave, P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122

Program Statement

The Master's Degree in Student Development Administration is designed for those who want to work with college students outside of the formal classroom. Creative educators are needed in all post-secondary institutions throughout the United States and increasingly in other countries. Nationally recognized for its "education of the whole person," this program fosters understanding student diversity, ethics and values, and the ability to adapt to specific educational environments.

Student development specialties for which this degree prepares students include college admissions, career development, student housing, academic advising, student activities, financial aid, student union, recreational sports, new student programs, advising for international students and domestic students of color, along with a variety of other specialized educational programs.

 

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
3
Adjunct: 
5
Total Program Credit Hours: 
51
Average Time to Degree: 
2

Visitation Program

Yes

Requirements

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