Apply to CSAA

Application information for the College Student Affairs Administration program.

The CSAA Program typically admits students to begin study in the Fall semester. Preference will be given to applications received by June 1. The CSAA Program also conducts interviews for graduate assistantships during an Interview Conference. Attendance at CSAA Interview Days is not required for admission to the program but is highly recommended to learn more about the program and meet currently enrolled students. For an invitation to participate in the CSAA Interview Days (February 22-23, 2015), applications should be received by February 11, 2015. Spring admission will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact CSAA Program Advisor, Dr. Jim Hurd, at or 850.474.2214.

What you need to apply:

Please send all materials to Graduate Admissions. For financial assistance, please visit Financial Aid.

  1. Completed Application to UWF College of Professional Studies
  2. Official Transcripts (3.0 GPA or better preferred)
  3. GRE or MAT Scores (For GRE, a score of 1000 Verbal/Quant preferred; For MAT a score of 400 or better is preferred).
  4. Resume
  5. Three letters of recommendation (at least one letter must be an academic reference and at least one letter must be a professional reference.)
  6. Statement of Intent

In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Admissions section of the catalog, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the following criteria are used to assess the potential success of each applicant:

  • Submission of one of the following graduate admission tests:
    • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
    • Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
    • Undergraduate cumulative GPA
  • The applicant’s motivation for pursuit of a Master of Education degree in College Student Affairs Administration, and future goals related to the attainment of a Master of Education degree described in a letter of intent written by the applicant.
  • The applicant’s extent of related experience in and engagement with the field as evidenced by the applicant’s current resume
  • Indication of the applicant’s ability to succeed in a graduate program as reflected in three letters of recommendation