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Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies
M.A. in Student Services Administration
This program explores both the theoretical and practical sides of student services administration— from admissions and financial aid, student affairs and residential life, to intercollegiate athletics, student activities, campus security, and records and registration.
It offers students both convenience and flexibility in their studies, featuring in-person and online classes (with an all-online option available).
Each college program at FDU has identified outcome measures that indicate whether students are successful in meeting the specific outcomes for the program (more).
Through this program, you’ll have the opportunity to:
The program is offered through FDU’s School of Administrative Science (SAS) of the Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies.
The Master of Arts in Student Services Administration is a thirty-six (36) credit hour, non-thesis program consisting of 18 credits of required core courses, which include a 3 credit course in a college student personnel internship, and 18 credits of electives. Required courses include: Research Methods; College Student Development; Social Issues in Higher Education; Governance, Planning and Finance in Higher Education; The Law and Student Affairs; and Student Personnel Internship. A final project paper is also required. Tuition includes 45% scholarship for all applicants.
The program is designed for off-campus and online delivery, although courses may also be offered in a blended-model with off-campus classes in a traditional classroom setting combined with online work.
Graduate Certificate Options
The MA in Student Service Administration offers students the option of obtaining certificates in one of four key areas:
# of Credits Required: 36
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999