Credits required
54 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 54 quarter credits are equal to 36 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
100% online You can complete all courses 100% online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration – Online

Careers

The College Student Services Administration (CSSA) program will prepare you to work in a multitude of postsecondary education settings. OSU’s on-campus CSSA program has seen a 100 percent hire rate for the last three graduating classes, and graduates now hold positions in:

  • Student affairs
  • Student support services
  • College union/centers
  • Recreational sports
  • Student government and activities
  • Residence life programs
  • Student housing
  • Financial aid
  • Career services
  • Student advising
  • Academic support

Student affairs positions are at an all-time high, with 3,095 job postings in the second half of 2013 alone, which suggests high demand for program graduates. – Education Advisory Board

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