Virtual Information Sessions

Want to learn more about our program? Join us for a virtual information session this fall!

Ed.D. (doctoral program) Virtual Information Session: 

M.S.Ed. (master's program) Virtual Information Sessions:

  • Tuesday, December 13, 5:30 p.m. (Central Time)
  • Thursday, January 12, 12:00 p.m. (Central Time)
  • Sunday, January 22, 7:30 p.m. (Central Time)

Click here to register for any M.S.Ed. info session

Masters (MSEd) at a Glance

Options: Online or Blended cohorts
Credits: 36
Tuition per credit hour: $575
Admission priority deadline: February 1 (though we continue to accept applications until cohorts are filled)
GRE required?: No
Years to complete program: 2
Professional Experience: All students are required to work at least half-time experience in student or academic affairs in higher education while enrolled in our program. Those not already working in the field can apply for Graduate Assistantship or Internship positions as part of the admissions process. All students also gain Practicum experience.

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Doctorate (EdD) at a Glance

Format: Online cohort (no residency requirement)
Credits: 54
Tuition per credit hour: $700, additional research grants and some need-based aid available 
Admission priority deadline: December 15
GRE required?: No
Years to complete program: at least 3
(includes dissertation completion)
Dissertation Process Starts: 2nd year, summer writers' retreat elective available, held on-campus and online

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In the News

Student Affairs Administration kudos

Adele Lozano

Adele Lozano, Student Affairs Administration, authored the article "Book Review: Rethinking College Student Development Theory Using Critical Frameworks" in Journal of College Student Development, 63(2), pp. 234-237 published on June 15 by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Submitted on: Oct. 18

Anne Thurmer

Anne Thurmer, Student Affairs Administration, presented "When 'Real Life' is Not Your Life: The Impact of HIPs on First-Gen Students" at Wisconsin College Personnel Association on Oct. 6 online.

Submitted on: Oct. 12

Lo Klink

Lo Klink, Student Affairs Administration student, authored the article "An Intervention Strategy Addressing Implicit Bias in Scholarships" in Journal of Student Financial Aid published on June 21 by The Center for Economic Education at the University of Louisville . Since graduating from UWL's Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) program in Student Affairs Administration in 2021, Lauren "Lo" Klink has presented their capstone research to over 1,000 people in various local, regional, and national organizations. And, now, after another year of hard work, Lo's capstone work was published in the premier scholarly journal associated with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and housed at the Center for Economic Education at the University of Louisville. Lo recently started UWL's doctoral program in Student Affairs Administration & Leadership, and we look forward to seeing more of her scholarship in the future.

Submitted on: July 12