Higher Education and Student Affairs

The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) combines a rigorous academic curriculum which includes practicum experiences in various areas of student life, arranged in collaboration with the USF Division of Student Life.

Important objectives of the HESA program are to train professionals who will:

  • Understand issues of access and equity in higher education and the unique experiences and problems facing underrepresented groups, and
  • Think critically about the complexities involved in transforming organizations and programs in order to achieve equitable outcomes for all students.

View the Program Curriculum, CouRSES, and outcomes

Learn more about the HESA PracticuM Sequence 

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