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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 is dedicated to ensuring that its professional preparation programs are based on essential knowledge, evolving technology, research findings, and reflective practice. Each program is committed to developing collaborative relationships and cooperative efforts with schools, agencies, and institutions so that its efforts remain linked to the world of practice and research, and meet the needs of communities. The College is nationally accredited by APA and CAEP.

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Contact Us

  • Diana Minakakis
  • Director, Office of Graduate Admissions
  • [email protected]
  • (973) 761-9668