College Student Affairs
A Master's Program in the Department of Clinical and Professional Studies
The University of West Georgia offers a graduate program in College Student Affairs. This is a concentration within Counseling in the department of Clinical and Professional Studies. Courses will be taught by both full-time faculty and practitioners, with meaningful assistantships in the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management. The CSA program uses the CAS Standards and ACPA/NASPA professional competency areas for student affairs practitioners as guidelines for program development and assessment.
Degree: Master of Education in Professional Counseling with a concentration in College Student Affairs
To prepare and develop the next generation of student affairs professionals.
The UWG College Student Affairs program will prepare graduate students for careers serving students in higher education by providing opportunities to:
- Develop advising and helping skills
- Develop competencies as outlined by the NASPA/ACPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners
- Understand and appreciate the student development experience and student diversity in higher education
- Understand the historical and theoretical context of higher education
- Understand and apply the practice-to-theory-to-practice model
- Gain focused practical experience through assistantships, internships, and practica to prepare graduates for successful careers in higher education
Students in the College Student Affairs program should either have a graduate assistantship or be working full-time in higher education.
Congratulations to the Class of 2012 cohort on their matriculation through the CSA Masters Program! We are very proud of you all!