Higher Education Administration (Ed.S.) - Student Affairs

Higher Education Administration (Ed.S.) - Student Affairs

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

This program is a non-licensure program. Refer to www.liberty.edu/advisingguide

Higher Education Core Courses
EDUC 758Teaching the College Student3
EDUC 759College and University Administration3
EDUC 782Historical Perspectives of Higher Education3
EDUC 783Economic Impact in Higher Education3
EDUC 784Assessment & Accreditation3
Total Hours15
Student Affairs Cognate
Choose two of the following:
Current Issues and Trends in Student Affairs
Leadership and Administration in Student Affairs
Legal Issues and Policies in Student Affairs
Choose one of the following:3
Organizational Analysis and Problem Solving
Conflict Resolution
Total Hours3
Elective Courses
Choose a 500-800 level EDUC course not already applying to the degree3
Total Hours3
Research & Evaluation Courses
EDUC 798Advanced Research and Writing 13
Total Hours3

Capstone course to be taken in final semester

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level 
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than one grade of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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