Master of Education - College Student Affairs

Admission Requirements

Welcome Prospective Students!

Thank you for your interest in the College Student Affairs (CSA), Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed Program at the University of South Florida. The CSA Program is a full-time two-year program of study. The CSA Program is based on a cohort model combining both classroom learning with practical experience in student affairs and higher education.

Please explore our website to learn about the College Student Affairs Program and the University of South Florida to determine if this program is a fit for your educational and career aspirations. If so, we encourage you to become an applicant and begin the admissions process for the CSA program. 

Admissions Process

Admission to the CSA, Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed Program is a three-step process:

  1. Admission to the CSA program requires completion of the University of South Florida graduate admissions application, which is available online. Submission of all related documentation required by Graduate Admissions and CSA Program as (listed below) is also needed.
  2. Applicants will participate in an academic interview once the complete application is received and qualifications have been met. Academic interviews will take place in January, 2018. 
  3. Students will interview for Graduate Assistantships during the program’s Open House, scheduled in February, 2018. If you are a part-time student, please read the "Exceptions" under Graduate Assistantships.

Program Requirements

Applicants to the College Student Affairs (CSA) program must meet the admission requirements as established by the USF Graduate School and the College of Education.

Minimum Graduate School Requirements: USF Graduate School Requirements

College Student Affairs Program Requirements

TOEFL Requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English or who have not earned a degree in the U.S. must, according to university policy, submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score (minimum of 500 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 80 internet-based test) taken within two years preceding application.

For information regarding Residency, please visit the Office of the Registrar's webpage.