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Rossier School of Education
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA)
The Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA) program will prepare you for a variety of professional roles in higher education administration and student affairs. Our graduates work in two and four-year institutions, public research universities, private liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools and for-profit institutions. Through the combination of coursework, supervised fieldwork and either the Master’s Seminar or Thesis option, you will acquire the knowledge, skills and perspectives essential for success in a range of higher education settings. The program provides students with the opportunity to gain expertise in one of three different elective tracks: Student Affairs, Athletic Administration, and Academic Advising.
Distinctive Program Benefits:
Exceptional quality from one of the top-ranked programs: USC Rossier ranks #4 in national higher education programs.
Career focused elective tracks: Choose electives focusing on student affairs, academic advising or athletics.
Strategic fieldwork placements
Identify a supervised internship with the assistance of a dedicated placement coordinator.
Learn from professors who have real-world experience in a variety of local higher education institutions.
Complete on an optional thesis under the direction of a faculty chair.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 41
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1733/unit USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.
Locale: Large City
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