Students completing the MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) must complete three credits of practicum experiences during their program. Practicum options are available for one credit each in partnership with various departments at USF and other partnering institutions. Traditionally practicum credits are completed during the second, third and fourth semester of the student’s program.

Examples of past practicum opportunities include:

  • Assessment, evaluation and Career Fair management
  • Co-teach majors and careers course / undeclared student coaching and initiatives
  • Chican@-Latin@ studies graduate student liaison
  • Sexual violence prevention
  • Students of color leadership programming
  • Academic and social integration research and support specialist for underserved populations support
  • School of Education recruitment research coordinator
  • International students on campus: best practices in residence life
  • Budget development for ASUSF (Associated Students of USF)
  • Greek Council learning and leadership development based programming model
  • Asian Pacific American student development program support at UC Berkley
  • Veterans support services conference chair at UC San Francisco
  • Student Affairs policy and practice at the University of California