Fairleigh Dickinson University

Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

M.A. in Student Services Administration



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. in Student Services Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Student Services Administration is the perfect solution for current and aspiring professionals who seek to build or advance their credentials for a career in administrative and student support services in higher education. 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). The MA in Student Service Administration offers students the option of specializing in one of four key areas: * Admissions and financial aid administration * Intercollegiate sports administration * Institutional risks administration * On-campus student administration Program Highlights: * Develop the critical leadership, communication and problem-solving skills needed for a successful career in higher education. * Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex political, economic, cultural, and social challenges facing today’s colleges and universities. * Learn from dynamic faculty with years of experience. * Take advantage of flexible online, in-class and blended options to suit your timetable, professional and lifestyle demands, and preferred learning style. * Benefit from specially priced tuition rates designed for recent graduates and professionals from competing colleges who receive little or no reimbursement. The program is offered through FDU’s School of Administrative Science (SAS) of the Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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