Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Leadership Concentration

Announcements

Higher education and student affairs (HESA) looks forward to applications for the next academic year 2015-2016. Applications for fall 2016 are due by December 15, 2015. For information on admissions visit the admissions requirement section of this website.

The higher education and student affairs (HESA) concentration in the Master of Arts in educational leadership program in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology at Western Michigan University focuses on developing reflective practitioners for entry and mid-level positions in higher education. The program emphasizes a scholar-practitioner model to combine a broad-based student development and leadership theory core with required individualized field experiences. Learn more about the higher education and student affairs concentration.

Application information

To ensure priority and full review of your higher education and student affairs (HESA) application (certificate and cohort) and to be eligible for higher education and student affairs leadership interview days please complete all parts of your application and make sure they reach us, including references, no later than Dec. 15 of each year.  Final admissions decisions are made in mid-January.

Course information

Program information for current students

More information

For inquiries about the higher education and student affairs (HESA) program. please contact the faculty coordinator, Dr. Ramona Lewis, at elrt-hesa@wmich.edu.

Faculty

  • Dr. Ramona Lewis, higher education and student affairs (HESA) faculty coordinator
  • Dr. Donna Talbot, professor and chair of the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
  • Dr.Eric Archer, assistant professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
  • Dr.Wanda Hadley, assistant professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology