Online Master’s Degree Program

M.Ed Student Affairs in Higher Education

Non-Certification

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Program Detail

Next Start Date

March 11

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

Alabama Teaching Certification

No

Degree Overview

Develop the knowledge and skills needed for success in postsecondary education with the online Master’s of Education degree in student affairs in higher education program. You will learn how to thrive in leadership roles, as you study from scholars and practitioners in higher education.

Earn your degree fully online, at one of the most affordable institutions in the state.

Who is this degree for?

  • Educators seeking a master’s-level education.
  • Educators seeking roles as an administrator or student affairs professional in postsecondary education settings such as advising, admissions, financial aid and more.
  • Professionals seeking a degree for career advancement in college and university settings.
Program Detail

Next Start Date

March 11

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

Alabama Teaching Certification

No

Course Details

Total Hours: 33 

Program Completion Requirements

The educator candidate shall:

  • Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better in all courses in the approved program as verified on an official transcript with no grade below ‘C.’
  • Make a satisfactory score on a written comprehensive examination documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program.

Admissions

To be admitted to this program, the prospective candidate must meet all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies, including fingerprints/verification of background clearance.

Your experience at the University of West Alabama is designed to be as straightforward and convenient as possible. From the moment you apply, you’ll receive step-by-step guidance from an enrollment counselor. And once you’re in your program, you’ll have a personal success coach who can answer your questions and help with anything you need.

Simply follow these steps to get started.

Tuition

Graduate tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $429 per credit hour. There is a $50 technology fee each semester.

The University of West Alabama is dedicated to keeping education costs affordable and providing students with a full range of grants, scholarships and loans. Approximately 80 percent of UWA students receive some type of financial aid to support their studies. To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The school code for UWA is 001024.

Transfer

UWA may accept up to 9 hours at the Graduate level for matching courses and curriculums for most programs.

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