Northern Arizona University

College of Education

Counseling - Student Affairs, M.Ed.


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed.-Counseling - Student Affairs

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This degree is designed to prepare student affairs professionals for employment within institutions of higher education. The Counseling - Student Affairs program emphasizes a counseling foundation for preparing college student affairs personnel to foster student development. The goal of the training program is to prepare college student personnel in the following areas through classroom instruction, fieldwork experience, practica and internships: (a) human growth and development, (b) social and cultural foundations, (c) helping relationships, (d) group work, (e) career and lifestyle development, (f) appraisal, (g) research and program evaluation, and (h) professional orientation. Additionally, curricular experiences are provided in: (a) foundations of student affairs practice in higher education, (b) contextual dimensions: student affairs practice in higher education, (c) knowledge and skills for the practice of student affairs in higher education, and (d) internship.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 48

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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