COVID-19 Update

Our operational status

Classes for Spring 2021 are a mix of online and hybrid modalities. We recommend email and/or Canvas as the best way to reach faculty and instructors. The Department of Student Affairs Administration (SAA) in Higher Education is following the UW System Collaborative Calendar; Spring 2021 courses begin on January 26 and conclude by May 7. Academic departments continue to be minimally staffed, but we reply to messages sent to within two business days.

For more information: UWL's COVID-19 info hub

Masters (MSEd) at a Glance

Options: On-Campus, Online or Blended cohorts
Credits: 36
Tuition per credit hour: Financial Info
Admission priority deadline: Feb. 1st
GRE required?: No
Years to complete program: 2
Professional Experience: Graduate Assistantship or Internship & Practicum

View the M.S.Ed. program

Doctorate (EdD) at a Glance

Format: Online cohort (no residency requirement)
Credits: 54
Tuition per credit hour: $700 
Admission priority deadline: December 15
GRE required?: No
Years to complete program: 3
(includes dissertation completion)
Dissertation Process Starts: 2nd year

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In the news...

Amanda Goodenough - SAA Alum/Doc student/Supervisor, Amanda Goodenough, won La Crosse’s 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award.

Jane Brannan - UWL's Veteran's Education Benefits coordinator and SAAL EdD student, Jane Brannan was recently honored by Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin for her service to her country and community. Habitat's Her Story project is designed specifically to honor women who have served in the armed forces.

Adele Lozano - Student Affairs Administration - Assitant Professor, presented "Is It Time to Expand Validation Theory? A Consideration of Space and Place" at Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference on Nov. 20, virtually. Lozano co-presented a conceptual paper considering the role of "space and place" in the validation of college students from minoritized and underserved populations. Building on scholarly literature and practical experience, presenters argue that Rendón's Validation Theory should be expanded to include a "space and place" component.

Jörg Vianden - Student Affairs Administration - Professor, presented "It’s on Us!”: College Men Challenge Oppression in their Communities" at UW-Whitewater on Dec. 2 online. The invited talk was presented to 120 fraternity students and staff.