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Are you passionate about shaping the college experience for students? Build a rewarding career around higher education with UWF's master's degree in college student affairs administration.

Why Study College Student Affairs Administration at UWF?

UWF's college student affairs administration program is designed for aspiring student affairs professionals.

The college student affairs administration program combines classwork with practical experiences, including graduate assistantships and internships. The program prepares you for a career involving organizational management, student development, leadership training and administration.

UWF thrives on innovation, collaboration and creativity. Our faculty members are active professionals who leverage decades of student affairs experience to enhance lesson plans, classroom activities and mentoring.

What You Will Learn

Our two-year master’s program includes a professional core of courses plus the opportunity to choose one advisor-approved elective.

You will study topics including student development theory; student characteristics and effects of college on students; individual, group, and organizational interventions; organization and administration; and assessment, evaluation and research.

We offer numerous paid internships in a wide variety of student affairs and student service areas, including the Office of the Dean of Students, residence life facilities and programs, student union operations and management, student activities and campus programming, Greek affairs, recreation facilities and programs, and career services.

You will be encouraged to seek at least one internship experience away from the UWF campus.

UWF programs offered at the Pensacola campus or UWF Emerald Coast may require online courses. Please discuss the program requirements and planning with your academic advisor.