Education M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education
Choose from On-campus and Online Programs
What is a Master's in Student Affairs?
With a master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, you’ll be equipped for a career in student affairs at institutions of higher learning.
Choose the Right Program For You
This program is 45 credits. Before applying, decide if you want to apply to the on-campus, residential program or to the online program, and complete the appropriate application.
Put Theory to Work
This program is built to give you opportunities to put theory into practice, allowing you to develop your expertise in real-world situations.
Expand Your Knowledge
In this program, you’ll learn the theory and study current research on the following topics:
- Student affairs administration
- Student learning and development
- Organizational management and change
- Diversity and inclusive excellence
- Human relations
- Application of theory to practice
Courses taught by scholar-practitioner faculty
100% placement of graduates annually
Final portfolio showcases your professional competencies and self-reflection
Committed to Inclusive Excellence
At CSU, we’re committed to practicing inclusive excellence as part of our mission as a land-grant institution. Our faculty strive to create inclusive environments, welcoming and affirming all members of our community and their various identities, skills, ideas, talents, and contributions.
Not ready to pursue a degree?
Interested in student affairs or looking for additional training? Not ready to pursue a degree program?
We offer several graduate-level certificates, delivered online through CSU Online for your convenience. Taught by our Student Affairs in Higher Education faculty, these certificates will help you build your skills in specific aspects of student affairs, giving you the knowledge you need for your current role, to move into a different role, or to change your career completely.