SAHE

The M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) program is designed to prepare administrative professionals for a career in student affairs through a curriculum taught by faculty who are both scholars and practitioners.

With coursework focused on learning professional competencies needed to be successful in a wide range of settings on college and university campuses, this master’s degree prepares students to succeed in an administrative capacity and increase their ability to manage, communicate effectively, and establish healthy and effective working relationships. The degree is offered in two formats: in-person on CSU's main campus and through CSU Online.

Effective Fall 2020

Foundations in Student Affairs & Higher Education Administration:
EDHE 660Financial Management in Student Affairs2
EDHE 670Foundations and Trends in Student Affairs3
EDHE 672Ethical and Practical Issues-Student Affairs2
EDHE 676Organizational Behavior and Campus Ecology3
EDHE 677Law in Student Affairs3
Individuals and Systems:
EDHE 661Inclusive University3
EDHE 673Student Development Theory3
EDUC 502Human Relations in Education3
Assessment, Evaluation, and Research:
EDRM 600Introduction to Research Methods3
EDRM 663Autoethnography & Reflective Practice I2
EDRM 664Autoethnography and Reflective Practice II2
EDRM 665Qualitative Methods in Student Affairs2
EDRM 667Student Affairs Assessment and Evaluation3
Culminating Experiences:
EDHE 678Capstone in Higher Education Administration3
EDUC 686APracticum: Administration2
EDRM 699Thesis6
Program Total Credits:45

A minimum of 45 credits are required to complete this program.

Effective Fall 2020 

Foundations in Student Affairs & Higher Education Administration
EDHE 660Financial Management in Student Affairs2
EDHE 670Foundations and Trends in Student Affairs3
EDHE 672Ethical and Practical Issues-Student Affairs2
EDHE 676Organizational Behavior and Campus Ecology3
EDHE 677Law in Student Affairs3
Individuals and Systems
EDHE 661Inclusive University3
EDHE 673Student Development Theory3
EDUC 502Human Relations in Education3
Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
EDRM 600Introduction to Research Methods3
EDRM 663Autoethnography & Reflective Practice I2
EDRM 664Autoethnography and Reflective Practice II2
EDRM 665Qualitative Methods in Student Affairs2
EDRM 667Student Affairs Assessment and Evaluation3
Culminating Experiences
EDHE 678Capstone in Higher Education Administration3
EDUC 686APracticum: Administration2
Cognate Choices - Select from one of the four following:6
1) International Student Affairs and Higher Education Cognate - 6 credits
Workshop: Student Personnel-International Programs
Study Abroad – Global Perspectives: Higher Education and Student Services
Approved Elective(s)
2) Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Cognate - 6 credits
Workshop: Student Personnel-Leadership and Service in Higher Education
Workshop: Student Personnel-Spiritual Dimensions of Student Development
Study Abroad – Global Perspectives: Higher Education and Student Services
Approved elective(s)
3) Advising and Supporting Students Cognate - 6 credits
Workshop: Student Personnel-Career Services
Workshop: Advising Student Groups
Workshop: Student Personnel-Leadership and Service in Higher Education
Approved elective(s)
4) Design your own cognate - 6 credits (in consultation with advisor)
Program Total Credits:45

A minimum of 45 credits are required to complete this program.