Higher Education & Student Affairs (Graduate Certificate)

About the Program

Graduate student studying

Online * Student-Focused * Diverse-Experiences * Amazing Value

Unleash robust career possibilities by earning your graduate certificate at St. Cloud State University.  Our affordable, 100% online program prepares you to lead two-year, four-year, public, and private colleges and universities.

You'll interact with world-class faculty to learn a wide-range of roles within higher education including student affairs, administration, athletics, enrollment management, alumni and development, academics, and so much more. Plus you further refine your skills in the areas that most interest you. And, you'll grow as a leader.

The flexibility of our online program fits your busy lifestyle. Our approach to distance learning has quality at its core and strong emphasis on student support.

You'll connect and engage with colleagues from all backgrounds to ensure differing viewpoints and robust discussion. Expand your worldview and gain unforgettable cultural experiences during the opportunity to study-abroad in Italy.

The curriculum incorporates standards championed by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) as its benchmark for professional competencies assessment. 

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