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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-18 Graduate Catalog 
  
2017-18 Graduate Catalog

Counseling, College Student Personnel Administration, M.Ed.


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College Student Personnel Administration Program

Program Co-Directors: Dr. Joshua Bacon and Ms. Donna Harper

Admission Requirements

Minimum admissions requirements for entry to the college student personnel administration program include the following:

  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory grade point average.
  • Satisfactory scores on the general portion of the Graduate Record Examination.
  • A personal statement and resume.
  • Three completed reference forms from individuals familiar with the student's potential for graduate education.
  • An on-campus interview day with program faculty and staff.

Mission

The mission of the college student personnel administration program is to prepare students to be educated and enlightened professionals who will lead productive and meaningful careers and to advance the profession of student personnel administration.

The Master of Education degree in college student personnel administration is designed to provide professional preparation for college, university and community college administrative positions. Preparation for college student personnel careers involves participation in learning experiences designed to provide an understanding of the college student, counseling theories, various collegiate subcultures and the nature of higher education as an institution in the United States. The program's link with counseling psychology provides opportunities for personal growth and the development of interpersonal relationship skills.

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