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.

Are you looking to apply to CSAL for the 2020-2021 school year? GVSU CSAL's program has rolling admissions. Click here to apply to GVSU's Graduate College of Education's CSAL program. Interview days for assistantship positions took place from February 20th-February 21st. Any positons that are not filled will be open to candidates starting April 15th.


CSAL Contact Information

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

Karyn E. Rabourn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Program Director, M.Ed. in Higher Education Program
rabournk@gvsu.edu 
(616) 331-6650


Webinars

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CSAL Informational Webinars are available to prospective students interested in gaining more information about the College Student Affairs Leadership Program at Grand Valley State University. Click the image above to get more information and register!

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The Student Affairs Grad Fund provides scholarship and professional development opportunities to students in the College Student Affairs Leadership program.


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News

Murray '21 is recognized for planning Michigan's first ever virtual programming conference

November 23, 2020

Caroline Murray '21 created, planned, and facilitated the first ever Michigan Campus Activities & Programming Student Leadership Conference.

CSAL Students Present at the GVSU 2020 Teach-In

November 18, 2020

Jay Brown '21, Taijah Claybrook '21, Kelly Patmore '21, Kyle Holcomb '22, Krista Stites '21, Caroline Murray '21, Phillip Todd '21, Taylor Ross '21, Destiny Davis '22, Derrick Shaw '22, and Emily Thimmesch '21 presented at GVSU's 2020 fall Teach-In.

CSAL STUDENTS BLOG ABOUT SUMMER PRACTICUM IN GHANA

July 19, 2019

Ari Fikse '20 and Damaris De Ruiter '20 Blog About Practicum in Ghana

CSAL STUDENTS PRESENT AT 2018 FALL TEACH-IN

November 07, 2018

Marissa Damore '20, Damaris De Ruiter '20, and Kim Stoffel '20 Present at Teach-In

OBORNE '20 SELECTED AS TPE AMBASSADOR

October 18, 2018

Zach Oborne '20 Selected 2018-2019 TPE Ambassador

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