Higher Education & Student Affairs Masters

Prepare for a professional career in student affairs and leadership in higher education.

The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) combines a rigorous academic curriculum which includes practicum experiences in various areas of student life, arranged in collaboration with the USF Division of Student Life.

Program Cornerstones:

  • An integrated approach to issues of equity and access in higher education.
  • A commitment to social justice emphasized throughout coursework and co-curricular experiences.
  • A practicum component, which places students in diverse learning environments within student affairs and promotes the development of concrete practical skills and reflective learning.
  • An optional paid internship opportunity, which can provide a compensation package offered by the USF Division of Student Life.

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Contact Us

For more information please contact the SOE prospective student adviser, Lisa Klope, at (415) 422-5467 or schoolofeducation@usfca.edu.