The Master of Science in
Higher Education & Student Affairs

Student Development ~ Administrative Theory ~ Faith

Welcome to the only master's program in higher education and student affairs from a national research university that incorporates all three into the curriculum.

The Master of Science in Higher Education & Student Affairs (HESA) program at Baylor University distinctively balances career experience and academic rigor to prepare professionals who desire to have a meaningful, lasting influence on students' lives in higher education settings.

If you are a prospective student, we hope you will be compelled by our vision and will join us in our calling to change the world for the better...

...one student at a time.


Announcing Our New Ph.D. in Higher Education Studies & Leadership!
On Friday, October 18, 2013, the Baylor Board of Regents officially approved a new Ph.D. program in Higher Education Studies & Leadership! Building upon our strong master's program, the Ph.D. will prepare the future scholars and scholar-practitioners of higher education.