Student Affairs in Higher Education
Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) Program Options
Master of Science (M.S.) in SAHE
The 36 credit hour M.S. with a concentration in SAHE includes coursework and field experiences for individuals interested in careers in higher education. This concentration is not CACREP accredited. The 42 credit Masters of Arts with a concentration in Student Affairs in Higher Education requires the completion of a 6 credit hour thesis option.
The thesis option (M.A.) includes an additional 6 hours of graduate credit applied to the 36 credit Student Affairs in higher education concentration. This option provides an opportunity to obtain experience in original research. Students considering this option should have a strong interest in research methodology and a specific content area of research interest.
A master’s thesis involves original research completed under specific guidelines and timelines. These include, but may not be limited to UNO Graduate Studies, UNO Counseling Department guidelines, semester schedules, and the schedules of thesis committee members. The document outlining the thesis timelines and guidelines are found on the department website under forms and documents.