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College Student Affairs Dual Admission Program

Dual Admission – College Student Affairs

Bachelor's Degree and Master of Science Degree in College Student Affairs

The M.S. in College Student Affairs (CSA) prepares students for many professions related to Student Affairs in college, university, and community settings.  CSA focuses on training Student Affairs professionals who take a humanistic, learner-centered approach to their work as change agents within a university and the larger society.  The program explores important topics in the field of Student Affairs such as diversity, student development, student leadership, student support systems, student services, conflict management and resolution, judicial affairs, administration, on-campus life, Greek affairs, peer counseling, and crisis intervention, to name a few.  Students examine the current trends and historical approached to high education, as well as future needs for effective student affairs practices in the 21st century.  In addition, students explore social and cultural issues that impact diverse populations and international students.

Dual admission majors are available for qualified freshman and transfer students interested in these growing fields.  Students must complete the baccalaureate degree and all prerequisite coursework before entering the College Student Affairs program. 

Complete the Premier Programs application.

Degrees:  Bachelor's Degree (Any Major)
 Master of Science College Student Affairs
Years to Complete 4+22 months
Preadmission Interview Yes (Shark Preview Weekend)

Winter: November 1

Fall: February 1

Undergraduate Admission Requirements
High School: GPA 3.0 weighted
Freshman: ACT/SAT 21 composite ACT or 1080 total SAT. 
Transfer: College GPA 3.0
Major / Course Req. Any bachelor's degree, prescribed program prerequisites will be communicated upon admission.
Cumulative GPA 3.0
Minimum Credits 50 credits at NSU, 30 upper division
Degree Required Yes
Graduate Application Yes

Final determination of admission into the professional program is at the discretion of the receiving college.

Students who enter NSU with earned college credits through advanced high school programs such as AP, IB, or college academy may be able to complete their degree and program requirements earlier than scheduled and request to enter their graduate professional programs earlier as well.

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