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Location: Online
Start Term: Fall
Program Type: Master's

The program prepares students for careers in higher education, including work in residence life, admissions, new student orientation, financial aid, counseling centers, advising centers, career planning and placement, developmental learning services, advocacy and support programs (e.g., for students of color, lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender students, veterans, women, international students, adults) and services for students with disabilities.

Alex Ramirez
,  Graduate Advisor

What Differentiates Us

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FULLY ONLINE

Out of town, working full-time, or need flexibility for family? This program affords maximum convenience through a fully online format.

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INTERNSHIP

A three credit hour internship is required as the capstone to the program. Students can work at colleges and universities anywhere in the country or can apply to work in a student affairs office at Roosevelt University.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Roosevelt University was one of the first colleges in the United States to admit students regardless of race, religion, gender or ethnicity. Our exceptionally diverse student body and faculty will provide you with valuable strategies for cross-cultural communication.

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COLLEGE COUNSELING

Several of the courses in this program are grounded in best practices in college counseling. This counseling framework provides a unique lens on college students and leadership in student affairs.

Expectations & Requirements

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You’ll develop the skills needed to foster learning and growth in college students, and you’ll learn to lead proactively in college and university settings. You can expect focused and practical assignments, engaging and intensive discussions and small group projects, and a substantial internship experience that will prepare you for a career in higher education.

Sample Courses

  • CHS 470    INTRODUCTION TO STUDENT AFFAIRS AND COLLEGE COUNSELING
  • CHS 471    COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: THEORIES AND TOPICS
  • CHS 472    COLLEGE STUDENT SERVICES: PROGRAMS, POLICIES AND PRACTICES
  • CHS 473    ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT IN AN AGE OF DISRUPTION

Outcomes

Positive Mindsets
Content Knowledge
Practical Skills
Career Planning and Growth