Texas State University

Education

Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, & School Psychology

Student Affairs in Higher Education

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

Contact

Dr. Paige Haber-Curran
601 University Dr., ED 4041
San Marcos, TX 78666

Program Statement

Texas State University offers a Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education that prepares graduates to work in post-secondary and higher education student affairs and student support services.
This comprehensive, cohort-based, application-oriented program is grounded in developmental and learning theory. It celebrates diversity in faculty and student background, experience, and culture. The program offers practical exposure to the array of careers in student affairs. The innovative curriculum encourages active student participation, is shaped by practitioners, and is responsive to research, trends and new approaches in the field of student affairs. 
The program meets standards set forth by the Council for Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) and ACPA: College Student Educators International.
 

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
2
Adjunct: 
7
Total Program Credit Hours: 
45
Average Time to Degree: 
2 years

Visitation Program

Yes

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • GRE
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