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Applied Psychology

Master of Arts in Applied Psychology in Higher Education Student Personnel Administration

Online Info Session The graduate program in Higher Education Student Personnel Administration prepares individuals to become student affairs educators whose special interest are college students and the achievement of their individual, academic, and career goals.

Why, Who, What, Where, WhenWhy a Masters in Higher Education Student Personnel Administration?

MSPP integrates rigorous academic instruction with field education and professional development assistance. We believe that the best learning environment for future higher education leaders comes from integrating classroom knowledge with hands-on experience.

The curriculum provides for an understanding of theory, training, and practice of higher education and student affairs.

We emphasize the development of professionals who are committed to the ethical provisions of quality services through the development of multicultural awareness, knowledge and skills.

Career Outlook

Individuals completing graduate study in the specialized area of higher education and student affairs frequently subsequently assume any one of a variety of important functional roles in colleges or universities.

  • Director of Housing and/or Residence Life
  • Director of Student Union
  • Student Activities Director
  • Student Counselor
  • Athletics Counselor/Administrator
  • Career Development Advisor
  • Orientation Program Leader
  • Enrollment Management Administrator
  • Racial and Ethnic Minority Support Services Coordinator
  • Greek-life Coordinator
  • Retention and Assessment Personnel
  • Dean of Students/Director of Student Life
  • Director of Admissions

Updated 3/16/15

Karen Hruska

For questions, please contact Faculty Coordinator, Karen Hruska

Careers in Student Personnel Administration: The Sky's the Limit

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