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EdD in Student Affairs Leadership (Griffin Campus)

From the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services

Overview

The EdD in Student Affairs Leadership began in May 2013. This primarily online program provides doctoral-level education for student affairs professionals in Georgia and nationally who are employed full time and need a part-time doctoral program. Doctoral degree graduates become leaders in their institutions by creating environments better suited for learning and success. The degree is also an options for student affairs professionals at rural schools, or where a post-master’s degree isn’t available.

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The UGA Ed.D. in Student Affairs Leadership Program invites prospective students to learn more about the program, engage in a question and answer session, and get current student accounts during our Fall 2014 Road Tour!

Please mark your calendars:

  • October 30, 2014 at 4pm, For Directions: University of North Georgia, Ballroom B, Student Center,
  • November 3, 2014 at 12pm, Darton State College, K Building, Room 203, Address: 2400 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31707
  • November 3, 2014 at 5:30pm, Mercer University, Stetson School of Business, Stetson Conference Room (2nd floor), Address: 1400 Coleman Avenue, Mercer University, Macon, GA 31201
  • November 6, 2014 at 5pm, For Directions: Savannah State University, King Frazier Room 247, Student Affairs Suite, Leadership Lab, Address: 3219 College St., Savannah, GA 31404,

Contact: Candace Maddox, Program Coordinator,


Academics / Curriculum

The three-year program (with an optional fourth year, if needed, for dissertation completion) takes place on UGA's Griffin campus with a one-week intensive in May on the Athens campus. Students are required to complete two courses each term (fall, spring, and summer).

Most of the coursework is delivered in a blended format using online education (including weekly classes) with face-to-face meetings several times during a semester in Griffin. The program has six full-time and three adjunct faculty members. All are scholars who have worked or are still working in the field of student affairs.

One main feature of this program is supervised internships. These can include special projects within your current job, special university projects, or work in an office other than your own.


The Student Experience

Students serve in a variety of professional roles, including coordinators or vice presidents of student affairs. They also stay active in a range of professional organizations and conferences.

The program's small cohort allows for a more personalized model of study. Students can take on leadership roles as part of their career as a student affairs professional.

The program is based in a belief that higher education should focus on assisting students' intellectual, psychosocial, and ethical growth. Graduates become experts in enhancing students' educational and professional experiences.


Career Outlook

Trending Placement of Graduates

Year Grad School Full-Time Part-Time Unemployed Other
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20121 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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Admissions Information

Deadline to apply: January 30


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