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New Program: MEd Higher Ed Student Affairs Administration

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You want to improve the lives of others, that is why you chose the field of education. But now you are ready to advance your career. That is why our new fully online Master of Education degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration, is right for you.

You want a program that can broaden your employment options while also offering you flexibility. Take a look at how the online Higher Ed, Student Affairs Administration MEd fits your needs!

Is the degree fully online?

Yes! By taking your classes fully online, you save time and money not having to come to campus.

Is the program right for me?

Whether you are advising students, managing academic or entertainment programs, or developing future leaders in areas such as residence life, Greek life and student government, our fully online MEd is the perfect fit.

The fully online MEd is designed for community college and university staff working in admissions, academic advising, residence life, student counseling centers, career services, and financial aid, just to mention a few. The program is a perfect fit for a college staffer looking to improve their resume while also learning new skills to help their students. -Dr. Holly Foster, program advisor

What will I learn?

This 36 hour Higher Ed, Student Affairs Administration MEd will expand your knowledge through foundational coursework in administration and student development. But our program goes above and beyond by offering expanded courses in areas such as social justice, legal issues, and assessment.

What are some of the classes I will take?

  • Helping Skills in Student Affairs Practice
  • The American College Student
  • Student Development Theory and Research
  • Educational Research: Interpretation and Applications
  • Assessment in Student Affairs Practice

Do you accept transfer credits?

Yes! Southern Miss will accept up to 12 hours of qualified transfer credit as long as they were not used toward a previous degree.

Is your program accredited?

Yes! The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, specialists and doctoral levels.

When can I start?

We are ready when you are! We offer admission year-round in fall, spring and summer semesters.

Ready to learn more?

If you are ready to get started on boosting your career, visit Higher Education (Student Affairs Administration).

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