M.S. in Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs

College of Education and Social Work
Core Requirements
EDH 500Introduction to Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs3
EDH 505Genealogies of Race in Higher Education & Student Affairs3
EDH 510Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Higher Education3
EDH 515Theories of College Student Identity Development3
EDH 545Issues of Power and Privilege in Higher Education and Student Affairs3
EDH 550Applied Transformative Leadership in Higher Education and Student Affairs3
EDH 560Capstone Seminar in Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs3
EDH 570Program Planning, Implementation, and Assessment in Higher Education and Student Affairs3
ERM 591Introduction to Critical Action Research3
Field Experience
EDH 530Advising and Supporting Students: Internship 13
Thesis
ERM 595Critical Action Research Thesis Project3
Electives
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Law, Policy and Equity in Higher Education
The Sustainable Campus
Applications and Implications of Technology in Higher Education
Total Minimum Credits Required39

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To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a sample suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
EDH 500 Introduction to Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs 3
EDH 505 Genealogies of Race in Higher Education & Student Affairs 3
EDH 510 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Higher Education 3
 Credits9
Spring
EDH 515 Theories of College Student Identity Development 3
EDH 530 Advising and Supporting Students: Internship 1 1 3
EDH 545 Issues of Power and Privilege in Higher Education and Student Affairs 3
 Credits9
Summer
EDH 550 Applied Transformative Leadership in Higher Education and Student Affairs 2 3
 Credits3
Year Two
Fall
ERM 591 Introduction to Critical Action Research 3
Complete two of the following: 6
Law, Policy and Equity in Higher Education
The Sustainable Campus
Applications and Implications of Technology in Higher Education
 Credits9
Spring
EDH 560 Capstone Seminar in Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs 3
EDH 570 Program Planning, Implementation, and Assessment in Higher Education and Student Affairs 3
ERM 595 Critical Action Research Thesis Project 3
 Credits9
 Total Credits39
1

Requires 150 hours of field experience

2

Requires 250 hours of field experience.