Certificate in Student Development and Affairs

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate 
Number of Credits of Completion: 18.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: Less than 2 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.0406
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-9033

About the Program

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Student Development and Affairs is an option for students and professionals who have already completed a bachelor's degree and would like to enhance their professional credentials without pursing a master's degree. This certificate supports careers in higher education at the university and community college level as well as within higher education organizations. Graduates with this certificate will have a strong understanding of the issues and needs specific to student affairs and student success. Graduates will be well prepared to work in a variety of departments serving students, including academic advising, career services, financial aid, health services, residence halls, student athlete services, and multicultural centers.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
EDHE 501Foundations of Higher Education and Governance3.0
EDHE 521Student Development Theory and Application3.0
EDHE 531Legal Issues & Ethics in Higher Education3.0
EDHE 653Marketing, Recruitment & Financial Aid3.0
EDHE 661Critical Issues & Risk Management in Student Affairs3.0
EDHE 665Student Success: Learning and Innovative Support Services3.0
Total Credits18.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
EDHE 5013.0EDHE 5313.0EDHE 5213.0EDHE 6533.0
 EDHE 6653.0 EDHE 6613.0
 3 6 3 6
Total Credits 18

Additional Information

For more information, visit Drexel University's Certificate in Student Development and Affairs webpage.

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