College Degrees

Master's in Higher Education-Student Affairs

A master's degree could help you advance your administrative career in postsecondary education institutions. Kaplan University’s innovative, Web-based Master of Science in Higher Education program offers you an opportunity to earn your master's degree online. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of online learning* while you study to help maximize your career choices and strengthen your knowledge and skills as a practitioner of higher education. Choose from three areas of specialization designed to help you develop valuable expertise in specific areas of higher education administration: college administration and leadership, college teaching and learning, online college teaching, and student services.

Explore approaches to developing a comprehensive student services program with an emphasis on current management and legal issues in student affairs. Study to develop expertise in curriculum design and implementation and assessing learning outcomes. Gain hands-on experience through internships at two different real-world educational institutions. This specialization meets the standards of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) for graduate programs in student affairs and the standards of the Professional Preparation Commission of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

*Some Kaplan University programs are not100 percent online; some programs require you to gain hands-on experience in a real-world work environment.

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