College Student Services Administration Graduate Certificate
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The Graduate Certificate in College Student Services Administration is designed to enhance core knowledge and skills for higher education professionals and aspiring professionals who seek to strengthen their skills, knowledge and professional practice in the arena of student services.
Certificate Code: CG28
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Articulate the links between the roles, responsibilities and expressed commitments of higher education and the needs of local and global communities.
- Embody the characteristics of a scholar-practitioner who can produce, analyze and interpret research.
- Design and evaluate educational programs and learning environments for their capacity to cultivate respectful engagement with diversity.
- Understanding of the relationship between student affairs and the larger academic enterprise and their shared role in promoting social justice.
- Understand, make personal connections with, and navigate the many and diverse cultural contexts of students’ lives and understand the influence of student experiences on student learning.
- Understand the effect of contemporary social issues and experiences on students’ lives and cultivate the ability to design appropriate intervention.
- Understand power, privilege, and systems of oppression and understand the role of education and educators in mediating and transforming oppressive systems and dynamics.
- Articulate the relationship of student affairs professionals to students, faculty and other campus colleagues.
- Demonstrate leadership skills, including participating effectively in problem-solving and innovation processes.
|CSSA 558||ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF COLLEGE STUDENT SERVICES||3|
|CSSA 552||STUDENT DEVELOPMENT IN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES||3|
|CSSA 520||MULTICULTURAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION||3|
|Select 9 credits from three of the following courses:||9|
|TRAGEDY AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION|
|AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION|
|GLOBALIZATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION|
|FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL JUSTICE|
|INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES|
|SPECIAL TOPICS (Social Justice Foundations)|
|SPECIAL TOPICS (Community College Mission and Student Services)|
Students have the option of doing a three credit internship experience through which they can engage in direct student service practice
Certificate Code: CG28