Program Welcome

HESA Master's Program Welcome

Considering a career in higher education and student affairs? If so, take a moment to look at what Indiana University (IU) has to offer you as a graduate student.

The Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Master’s Program at IU is consistently ranked as one of the best programs in the nation. Our program provides students with an experience that combines cutting edge research in the classroom with a hands-on experience in their graduate assistantship. In the last five years, placement of our graduates has been close to 100 percent, with almost all entering positions in student affairs. Many alumni, now in prominent positions in the field, are eager to hire IU graduates.

To learn more about HESA at IU:

  • Browse the web site to see about admission requirements, interview days, assistantships, courses and more.
  • Contact the HESA Master’s Program Coordinator, Dr. Danielle M. DeSawal
  • Request a packet of information be sent to your home.

The HESA Masters program at Indiana University offers multiple opportunities to develop professionally and connect with an expansive network of alumni. The program administers a supportive network of staff and faculty, who push beyond the curriculum to reinforce theory to practice. Students are encouraged to explore different functional areas, conduct research, publish their work, and present at national conferences. The HESA program implements the necessary steps to graduate as driven and successful Student Affairs professionals. - Liliana Oyarzun, 2015 Indiana University Student Personnel Association President