Higher Education

Committed to preparing the next generation of leaders in higher education, the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program offers opportunities to gain degrees at the master's and doctoral levels. Our practice-based approach focuses on the theoretical groundwork, practical application and a contextual understanding of higher education and the diverse students it serves. Our graduates are prepared to tackle the increasingly complex issues found on any college campus – from residential colleges to online institutions.

Program Hallmarks

  • The infusion of social justice, equity and inclusion across the curriculum.
  • Faculty who bring a wealth of scholarship, diverse experiences and expertise from a variety of areas across higher education and student affairs.
  • Holistic approach to student support, development and belonging.
  • Cohort models that bring diverse learners together as an engaged community of practitioners and scholars.
  • Programs designed for working professionals pursuing their Ed.D. degrees as well as providing flexible pathways for part-time students to complete their master's degrees.
  • A commitment to applied learning, with conversations that highlight how research and knowledge are applied in the world of work.
  • Opportunities to connect with alumni who are making contributions to higher education across the country.

Graduate Degree Programs

Contact Us

Danae Miesbauer
Academic Counselor
Department of Counseling and Higher Education

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