Baylor University

School of Education

Educational Administration

Master's in Higher Education & Student Affairs

Degrees: 
  • M.S.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Student Learning & Development

Contact

Dr. Rishi Sriram
One Bear Place 97312
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-3651

Program Statement

Welcome to the only master's program in higher education and student affairs from a national research university that incorporates student development, administrative theory, and faith into the curriculum. 

The Master of Science in Higher Education & Student Affairs (HESA) program at Baylor University distinctively balances career experience and academic rigor to prepare professionals who desire to have a meaningful, lasting influence on students' lives in higher education settings. 

If you are a prospective student, we hope you will be compelled by our vision and will join us in our calling to change the world for the better... 

...one student at a time.

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
5
Adjunct: 
2
Total Program Credit Hours: 
42
Average Time to Degree: 
22 months

Visitation Program

Yes

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • GRE
Assistantship Required: 
Yes
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
Yes
Attendance: 
  • Full time
Program Delivery: 
  • In-person
Course Schedule: 
  • Day
  • Evening
Thesis: 
Optional
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
Yes