Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Leadership Concentration

Announcements

Applications for Fall 2015 higher education and student affairs (HESA) leadership program are due Dec. 15, 2014. Visit the admissions section for more information.

Higher education and student affairs (HESA) leadership interview days - WMU higher education and student affairs (HESA) leadership interview days 2015 will be held Thursday, Feb. 26 through Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. This two-day program provides an opportunity for incoming students to become familiar with the campus and higher education and student affairs program, as well as interview for graduate assistantship (GA) positions. In order to participate in the higher education and student affairs leadership interview days program, a student must be accepted into the higher education and student affairs leadership concentration.

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

Prospective students are welcome to apply for the next cohort which will begin in fall 2015. 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 2015 please complete all parts of your application and make sure they reach us, including references, no later than Dec. 15, 2014.  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