Counselor Education & Student Affairs
420 Old Main
Kutztown, PA 19530
Master of Education
If you’re ready to make a positive impact in college students’ lives, a master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education is the perfect way to gain the advanced skills needed to work in administrative positions on college and university campuses.
Through a blend of academic and practical learning, our students gain deep knowledge and understanding of higher education, and can become change agents at their institutions. Higher education frequently changes, and the M.Ed. in Student Affairs in Higher Education is designed to equip graduates with the tools they need to ensure the next generation of learners have a safe, equitable, and accessible campus.
This 36-credit program can be completed full-time in two years or completed part-time at the pace of the student.
What Makes KU’s Program Unique?
What Can I do with This Degree?
Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared for administrative positions in:
Without either Dr. Elliott or Dr. Hyatt I wouldn’t have such an understanding of student affairs. I’m grateful that they can offer so much advice as to what this career has to offer. How they work together promotes the cohesiveness of the program.Dustin Miller M'21
Student Learning Outcomes
Note: The American College Personnel Association (ASPA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) have endorsed the above ten areas as competencies and learning outcomes for graduate preparation programs in student affairs in higher education. Each area has a list of foundational level knowledge, dispositions, and skills that should be addressed in graduate training programs and that students should be prepared to meet by graduation. The curriculum for the Kutztown University Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Program includes a course(s) that addresses each competency area.