College of Education and Human Services
How a Degree from Seton Hall Can Advance Your Career

Graduates of the College Student Personnel Administration program are well-equipped to pursue careers in administration and management positions in student affairs in post-secondary institutions and/or to continue doctoral education in higher education administration, policy and research.
In addition to working with a distinguished faculty, students count among their peers higher education administrators and teachers living and working in the region as well as students from throughout the nation and world who are attracted to Seton Hall University and the outstanding professional opportunities available in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. Fellow students form the foundation for a valuable network of professional relationships that they can take with them in the future.
How Graduates Have Benefited from the Program

“The College Student Personnel Administration program has been absolutely phenomenal here at Seton Hall University. I have been offered the opportunity to expand my educational, administrative and life-developing experience. I was able to begin taking courses prior to entering the program, and I attended the ASHE Conference in Anaheim, California, where I participated and interacted with students, professors, researchers and educational leaders from programs all over the country during my first semester of study. As an administrator at Seton Hall, I have applied the knowledge gained from readings, and discussions with professors my peers. Finally, as I develop as a person, I have grown in confidence and accomplishment as a result of the diversity within the University community and programs that offer exposure to other forms of higher education. And my greatest joy: Accomplishing my dream of completing my master's degree by the age of 23!”   -- Ana Esther Mercedes, M.A. '08, Financial Aid Counselor, Seton Hall University

“Participating in the College Student Personnel Administration program was one of the best investments that I have made towards my future. CSPA allowed me to develop my academic experience in ways that I didn’t know were possible. The professors and administrators that I met along the way expanded my way of thinking and challenged me on all levels. I have walked away from this program with the information and skill set that has made me a more confident and valuable employee, as well as a better grasp of academia. I credit my professors and the CSPA program with my success in higher education and I am truly grateful for the experience. ” – Elizabeth Rathbun, M.A. ’12, Marketing Associate, Villanova University

Program Director:
Rong Chen, Ph.D.
(973) 275-2823

For program inquiries:
Kevin Majewski, MA
Graduate Assistant
(973) 275-2861 

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