New York University

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Graduate programs in Higher Education - Master


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Higher Education/Student Personnel Administration; ;M.A.-Business Education Higher Education;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. program in Higher Education/Student Personnel Administration prepares students for careers in higher education. The curriculum encompasses broad themes in the history and development of higher education both in the United States and abroad and includes the study of colleges as institutions; student learning and development; the profession of student affairs; research and assessment methods; access to higher education and diversity; and the theory and practice of leadership. Students participate in yearlong paid internships in student services settings at universities and colleges throughout the city, including NYU. The Ph.D. program in Higher Education offers rigorous academic preparation for those who wish to pursue careers in research, university teaching, policy leadership, and college administration. See our separate listing for Business Education to learn more about NYU SteinhardtÆs programs in Business Education and Workplace Learning.


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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