Slippery Rock University

Education

Counseling and Development

Student Affairs and Higher Education

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

Contact

Dr. Molly Mistretta
018 Carruth Rizza Hall
100 Maltby Ave.
Slippery Rock University, PA 16057

Program Statement

The Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) Master of Arts program at SRU prepares graduate students to work closely with diverse student populations and college personnel in all areas of student affairs at colleges and universities. Students in this program gain knowledge in the theory and practice of student affairs, and critical counseling-related skills to effectively understand and communicate with college students.

The Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in the student affairs division of a college or university. Graduates receive the qualifications and training for employment in a variety of student affairs functional areas, including: housing and residence life, career services, student activities, admissions, multicultural student services, leadership programs, academic advising, orientation, judicial affairs, international student services, financial aid, and Greek life.

 

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
3
Total Program Credit Hours: 
42
Average Time to Degree: 
2 academic years (4 semesters)

Visitation Program

Yes
Dates: 
  • February 14, 2020
  • May 15, 2020

Requirements

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