The College Student Affairs Leadership (CSAL) emphasis of the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education program prepares students to become effective practitioner educators who pursue various administrative roles in higher education contexts, facilitate student learning and promote student success, and shape inclusive higher education communities. Graduates of the CSAL emphasis are prepared to work in a variety of areas such as admissions, student orientation, housing, academic advising, financial aid, inclusion and equity, and international affairs.


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For additional information about the CSAL program, graduate assistantships, and admission to the M.Ed in Higher Education, contact:

Laila McCloud, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Director, M.Ed. in Higher Education Program
[email protected]

January 30, 2024 Prospective Student Webinar

Do you enjoy working with college students? Do you enjoy helping people achieve their academic and professional goals? Our master's degree in higher education may be a great fit for you.

We have a webinar scheduled for Thursday, January 30th at 1:00pm EST is for prospective graduate students like you who are eager to explore the exciting possibilities that await in advanced education.

This webinar is best suited for prospective students who have not applied or been admitted to our program. To secure your spot, simply register here


Bylsma explores the Hidden Curriculum within Higher Education

Bylsma explores the Hidden Curriculum within Higher Education

Congratulations to Paul Bylsma! He gave two presentations at the International Teaching and Learning Cooperative's Lilly Conference in Traverse City, Michigan.

Oct 31, 2023

CSAL Alumna Helps Coordinate Historic Volleyball Game

CSAL Alumna Helps Coordinate Historic Volleyball Game

Katie Glover, M.Ed (CSAL '22) helped coordinate alumni involvement in Volleyball Day at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Over 92,000 people attended setting a world record for women's sporting events.

Sep 1, 2023

Congratulations Dr. Laila McCloud!

Congratulations Dr. Laila McCloud!

Assistant Professor, Dr. Laila McCloud has earned the 2022 NASPA 4E Robert H. Shaffer Award for Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member.

Nov 6, 2022

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