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The Practicum Experience


Practicum experiences are an essential part of the HESA curriculum. During the second semester of their first year and first semester of their second year, HESA students venture out beyond their graduate assistantships in higher education and student affairs, and complete two practica (one 98 hour assignment and one 140 hour assignment) to further their experiences in the field. These experiences are another means for students to consider the relations of theory and practice, and to better understand the many functions and services that different college and university offices, as well as other organizations, provide to students and other stakeholders.

Interested In Hosting A Practicum?


If your department/institution is interested in hosting a practicum, please complete this form. Please be aware that students choose their practicum sites a semester in advance. If you have questions, please email Dr. Adam McCready.