MA in Leadership with Concentration in SAHE
The curriculum for the MA in Leadership with concentration in Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) has been carefully designed to ensure the development of educational leaders in student affairs operations in colleges and universities. An emphasis of the program is the development of educational leaders who can transform institutions into learning communities in which all members of a diverse society are accorded opportunity and respect. The program adheres to the Master’s Level Student Affairs Professional Preparation Program Standards developed by the Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education, 10th ed.). Leadership coursework is organized around foundational studies, professional studies, and supervised practice.
As an active participant in these programs you will develop as a leader through an expanded self-knowledge and worldview. You will develop student affairs competencies and leadership strategies. You will learn how to guide a professional team as you integrate recommendations from research with an assessment of the needs of a college and/or university and create a plan for student success. You will explore the political and social implications of higher education and the educational requirements of a diverse, democratic, multicultural society. You will acquire the confidence necessary to ignite and inspire others.
Warren Bennis has written that "the primary goal of leadership is the creation of a human community held together by a common purpose." "True leaders," he said, "demonstrate a balance of competence, virtue, and vision." It is our mission to guide you in developing all three.
The SAHE program is now a part of the Western Regional Graduate Program! Now students from 14 Western states* can receive in-state Colorado tuition rates when pursuing their Master’s in Leadership with a concentration in Student Affairs in Higher Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs!
Applications for the Summer 2023 Cohort are due May 15th annually. Apply as soon as possible for Graduate Assistantship and additional scholarship opportunities.
Questions? Please contact Dr. Phillip Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Guam, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands