Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Master of Arts in Student Personnel Services in Administration


175 Sam Sibley Drive

Natchitoches, LA 71457

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Student Personnel Services in Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Student Personnel Services (SPS) degree program is housed within the College of Education at Northwestern State University . This program offers graduate coursework leading to the Master of Arts degree. Within the degree program are two options—college counseling and student affairs administration (professional practice)—offered to prospective counselors and student development professionals who intend to seek employment in educational and non-educational settings. The entry-level (two academic years) graduate program is designed to prepare: University administrators College student affairs administrators Professional higher education and community counselors


Northwestern State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Additionally, the Student Personnel Services program is accredited by CACREP

International Student Requirements:

Admission for International Students To be admitted for graduate study, international students must present to Northwestern State University an evaluation of their educational credentials by a United States professional evaluating service that has been approved by the university. International students must also meet all requirements for admission to the Graduate School. In addition, other documents required are: official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores (minimum score of 500 paper and 173 computer), an official Financial Statement Certification verifying bank funds available in U.S. dollars, an Educational Experience by Years list, a Health Form, and Immunization Record. All admission records must be on file at least 30 days prior to the date of registration. International students are only admitted on a conditional basis for the first 12 hours (see conditional admission).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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