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Student Affairs Administration Outcomes

Career outcomes

Job placement rates for graduates of master’s programs in student affairs are robust. In the Western region, the average placement rate for 15 top programs is 94.5%. The field is expected to grow at least through 2020, as colleges experience increased enrollments.

Graduates obtain jobs as coordinators, assistant directors, and directors in a wide range of student affairs settings, including:

  • Multicultural student affairs (e.g., Director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement)
  • Student activities (e.g., Assistant Director of Student Life)
  • Career services (e.g., Program Coordinator in Career Services)
  • Residence and Greek life (Residence Hall Director)
  • Academic advising (e.g., Academic Advisor)
  • Disability services (e.g., Assistant Director of Student Support Services)