Earn your Student Affairs Master's Degree at the University of San Francisco
Join a dynamic learning community and forward your career in higher
education with an exciting program in USF's School of
Education, the M.A. in in
Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA). To apply for admission to the new program, complete an admission application for the M.A. in HESA by the priority
deadline of January 7, 2013.
All admitted applicants will then be
notified of the Graduate Internship application process which will
launch January 25, 2013. In the meantime, internship descriptions and
compensation for the 2013-14 academic year can be viewed below to
provide insights into the types of positions that will be available next
Student Life Graduate Student Opportunities
The practicum is a required 1-credit unit experience required for graduate students enrolled in the program. The commitment is approximately 100 hours per semester. Students are required to complete three units worth of practica during the program. Click here for a list of practica being offered in Spring 2012. (Note: Practica offerings are subject to change.)
The internship is an optional nine-month experience for in-depth work in a specific area of student affairs. Students will devote approximately 20 hours per week to one department within the Division of Student Life or other partner departments. The compensation package varies but usually includes either housing or a stipend. Click here for a preliminary list of graduate internships that will be offered during the 2013-14 academic year. (Note: Internships offerings are subject to change.)
Those students interested in the HESA program are encouraged to contact the School of Education for details about the academic program:
Christopher Thomas, Ph.D.
Uma Jayakumar, Ph.D.
For questions about the work opportunities in the Division of Student Life, contact the Student Life HESA coordinator:
Gregory V. Wolcott (Internships)