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Master of Education in Student Affairs

Online Degree Overview

Josh Arnold, M.Ed., Regent Graduate
Josh Arnold, M.Ed.
Director of Residence Life
and Student Conduct,
Shorter University
Regent Graduate, 2008


"My time in the Student
Affairs program at
Regent University was
immeasurably valuable."

Read Josh's Story>>

The Master of Education in Student Affairs program is designed to provide advanced training for higher education student affairs professionals. The program is tailored specifically to meet the unique challenges faced by career counselors, residence life directors, orientation supervisors, admissions administrators, financial aid officers, or other student affairs professionals. The program focuses on the legal and business aspects of higher education, history and contemporary issues in higher education, development of the adult learner, strategic planning, and program evaluation.


ACSD & CCCU Scholarship:
A 25% scholarship is available to any ACSD member, CCCU employee,  or employee of a CCCU member school that is accepted to and enrolled in the M.Ed. in Student Affairs.

Master's in Student Affairs Highlights

Curriculum: View Course Sequence & Descriptions
Length: 36 credit hours. May be completed in 24 months.
Format: Offered through interactive online coursework. Students may begin the program in the fall, spring, or summer semesters.
Results: Masters of Education degree.
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Faculty |Course Schedule
Features: This program places an emphasis on understanding college students’ psychological and moral development, building successful student services programs, and grasping the business aspects of higher education.

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Career Opportunities

The Master of Education in Student Affairs program will prepare you for positions such as career counselor, residence life director, orientation supervisor, admissions administrator, financial aid officer, or other student affairs related positions.

Upon completion of the M.Ed. in Student Affairs program, you will understand more about the students you serve and the higher education environment. You will be able to foster character formation, provide servant leadership to college students, and promote values-based personal development.

Master's in Student Affairs graduates will be able to:

  • Attend to the developmental needs of the student that influence maturation and academic achievement.
  • Use Biblical principles to encourage character formation.
  • Understand the higher education landscape and processes important in building successful student service programs

Faculty Award

Student Affairs Faculty Member Receives the Robert F. Newton Award for Distinguished Service
In recognition of his efforts in the Auxiliary Services profession, Dr. Jeff Pittman of Regent University has been honored by the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS) with the Robert F. Newton Award for Distinguished Service. Learn more>>