Fairleigh Dickinson University

Master of Arts in Student Services


1000 River Rd

Teaneck, NJ 07666

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Student Services

Format: Online

Program Description:

Advance your career in higher education with the online Master of Arts in Student Services Administration at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The program prepares you for roles in administrative and student support services so you can help others reach their education goals.  

Throughout the program, you develop critical leadership skills and gain an in-depth understanding of the complex challenges facing colleges and universities today. To broaden your base knowledge, our coursework covers areas of administration, admission, financial aid, risk management and more.

Key topics of study include the following:

    Theory and practice of college student development
    Current issues in higher education
    College governance
    Technology in higher education
    Multiculturalism and diversity
    Adult and continuing education
    Financial aid
    Campus safety and security
    Crisis management
    Grant writing
    Financial issues in higher education

You’ll gain hands-on training by completing a master’s project and an internship. Through these experiences, you will learn how to apply what you learn in a real-world setting.

You can study online in the times and locations best for you and graduate within two years to step into roles such as university registrar, student services coordinator and admissions director.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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