Master of Student Personnel

Master of Adult and Higher Education - Student Personnel

Student Personnel

Are you passionate about helping post-secondary students succeed? Did you enjoy your collegiate experience and now want to see others have the same positive experience? This major is intended for the individual who wants to helps students in a service role. Those who have a passion for helping students achieve success in post-secondary education institutions will find this area of study to be helpful in reaching their career goals.

Examples of interest groups for Adult and Higher Education - Student Personnel include persons desiring careers such as the following:

Courses and learning outcomes are based on the standards proposed in the Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners as described by the College Student Educators International and the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and as described by the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. A graduate in the major should have the essential knowledge, skills and mind-set to serve as a professional in the field. More specifically the major helps the learner:


To apply for admission into the M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education, candidates must complete an online or paper application, found online at the Jackson College of Graduate Studies webpage. Applicants must also submit official copies of all transcripts from each college or university attended.

To be eligible for full admission, candidates must have:

Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may be eligible for conditional admission if they meet one of the following criteria:

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