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Students are the Center of Higher Education

Take a closer look at the student experience with our Higher Education Student Affairs graduate certificate. Designed for current or aspiring student affairs educators, our certificate prepares you with the knowledge and tools to handle critical matters that college students face. Offered fully online, the 12-hour program enhances your understanding of higher education and its relationship to student affairs administration. While here, you’ll study not only the diversity of today’s college students but adult learning and development issues. You’ll learn how supportive, safe and inclusive environments can facilitate desired student outcomes. Earning your certificate opens doors to a variety of jobs in academia from advising to retention programs and residential life.

Where It Is Offered Commerce

1 year

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Online
Total Credit Hours

12 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Higher Education Graduate Certificate :: Program Details

Admission Requirements

To qualify for this certificate, you must currently hold a bachelor’s degree from a fully-accredited college or university.

Application Requirements

New Students

To apply for this program, you must:

  • Complete Apply Texas application
  • Pay $50.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit all official undergraduate transcripts and any master’s degree transcripts, if applicable

Current Graduate Students

Please submit all required documents to:

Graduate School
Texas A&M University-Commerce
P.O. Box 3011
Commerce, TX 75428-3011

Certification Requirements

One admitted you must:

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Higher Education Students Affairs Graduate Certificate:: Course Offerings

Course Offerings

  • HIED 615 Intro to Higher Education
  • HIED 620 The Adult Learner
  • HIED 658 Administration of Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • HIED 637 Institutional Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment
  • HIED 670 Diversity in HIED
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