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College of Human Development, Culture, and Media
Seton Hall Graduate Student
Master of Arts (M.A.) Concentration

General Administration

The Master of Arts in Education (M.A.E.) in Higher Education and Student Affairs, with a concentration in General Administration, is committed to preparing practitioners for positions in student affairs administration at the post-secondary level. The program offers a balance of classroom-based academic learning and field-based experiential learning opportunities.

The Program
The  General Administration track offers a curriculum that broadens understanding of higher education in terms of organization and governance issues, policy analysis, legal issues, finance in higher education, and related fields.  Through a strong focus on the theory and practice of educational administration, students will be become entry and mid-career leaders in their administrative professional career.

Master's Program, Higher Ed Leadership

Seton Hall University's graduate program in Higher Education Leadership prepares students for future careers leading colleges and universities.

Admissions Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Current professional vitae/resume 
  • Letter of intent outlining your personal and professional goals 
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation  

Application Deadlines

The program accepts applications throughout the year, with the following deadlines based on intended start date. 

  • Fall start – June 15 application deadline  
  • Spring start – October 15 application deadline 
  • Summer start – March 15 application deadline 

Application Review

A decision regarding your application will be made approximately six (6) weeks after the deadline.  If you are accepted but all classes are full, you will automatically be placed on a waiting list for the next year, or for the upcoming session, if openings become available. 

Faculty Listing

The faculty in the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media are expert researchers and practitioners in teacher and leader preparation as well as professional psychology and family therapy. Many are actively engaged with schools and community agencies, modeling best practices to their students in the university classroom and in the field. Collaboration within departments and across is encouraged with the recognition that supporting and improving the lives of children, families and communities is a complex process.

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The College of Human Development, Culture, and Media embodies the University’s commitment to pedagogical innovation, intellectual ferment and community engagement. Uniting scholars and students from four dynamic academic departments, the College provides cutting-edge, transdisciplinary inquiry into the stickiest problems of our time.

Our collaborative ethos is the hallmark of a Seton Hall education: an interdisciplinary approach to learning that grounds students firmly in their chosen discipline while expanding their perspectives through collaboration — setting them apart in their ability to lead in a variety of fields and solve pressing problems in society.

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