Advisors: D. Eric Archer, Ramona Lewis, Donna Talbot
Room 3571 Sangren Hall
This Certificate is designed to enhance the work of current professionals in Student Affairs and related positions by providing the theoretical and academic knowledge associated with the field. Applicants to this certificate program must be employed full-time in higher education, or be enrolled in another graduate program and demonstrate commitment to, and experiences, within higher education.
Admissions criteria (see ELRT Department web page for application):
A completed Bachelor’s Degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Rationale and fit for pursuing the certificate (through a two page written statement).
Holds a full-time professional position in higher education that is relevant to the certificate being pursued; be enrolled in another graduate program and demonstrate commitment to, and experiences, within higher education; or have advisor approval.
Courses required to complete the Certificate (minimum of 15 credits):
Following University and Graduate College policies, individuals who earn the Certificate in HESA may apply to the master’s program in HESA Leadership and use the courses completed toward their degree. Additionally, students pursuing the Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership may complete the certificate as part of their doctoral program.