Montana State University

 

Master's Degree Specialization- M. Ed. Student Affairs

Objectives

This master's degree specialization is for persons who will, or do, work within college student affairs programs in higher education institutions. Residence life, career services, athletics, student government, and many other student affairs and student services programs need entry-level professionals who understand both college students and the core student affairs functions within the higher education institution. This program plan is designed to provide the graduate with the fundamental skills and understandings necessary to enter the college student affairs workplace. A minimum of 30 credit hours is required.

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Program of Study

Student Affairs Required - 18 credit hours
EDLD 510 Org & Adm of Higher Ed 3
EDLD 528 College Students 3
EDLD 513 Resource & Prog Mgmt 3
EDLD 533 Law & Policy in High Ed 3
EDLD 535 Student Services 3
EDLD 531 Theoretical Fndtns/Col Stdnts 3
Statistics and Research - 6 credit hours
EDCI 501 Educational Statistics I 3
EDCI 506 Applied Ed Rsch 3
Internship or Electives - 6 credit hours 6
Students with no professional experience working in college student affairs must provide evidence of having gained such experience prior to completing their plan or they must register for a three-credit student affairs internship (EDLD 598).
Total Credits 30
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Internship

Students with no professional experience working in college student affairs must provide evidence of having gained such experience prior to completing their plan or they must register for a three-credit student affairs internship (EDLD 598 Internship).