Welcome to the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program

Earn your Master of Arts degree in this 36-credit program alongside a small cohort of students. Apply by Dec. 1 for Fall 2024 enrollment.

Sydney Jefferson

Current HESA Students

The Higher Education and Student Affairs Master’s Program students come from across the country, from Texas to California to Connecticut.

Meet the Students

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About the Program

The focus of our master’s program is to develop reflective practitioners in student affairs. The courses and experiences are diverse and reflect the best of contemporary student affairs practice.

Learn More

Saran Stewart.

Application Information

Applications to the Higher Education and Student Affairs Master’s Program at UConn’s Neag School are due each year by Dec. 1. Applications for Fall 2024 are now open.

Apply to HESA

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We aim to deepen our understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion through courses and practical experiences.”

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Read about the HESA program’s latest news and events, hear from current students, check out stories about where our alumni are today, keep up with our Twitter feed, and more.

Catch up on the latest news

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

Explore in detail the ways in which HESA aims to create a learning environment that develops inclusive practitioners.

Read the Statement