Offering a 36 credit hour practitioner oriented Master of Science degree, the Student Affairs Administration (SAA) department prepares individuals for careers as student affairs generalists in a variety of higher education settings. The SAA graduate program, offered completely online and/or on campus, is committed to the growth and development of students by combining academic preparation, mentorship, and field experience in student affairs. Through its freshman course offerings (CSP 1013 & TECH 1001), the SAA department works to assist entering college students in making successful transitions to the college environment.


Prospective Students

Student Affairs Administration has a rolling admission process and admits new students into the program every Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The priority deadline for admission is two weeks prior to the start of the semester, however applications will be considered until classes have reached maximum enrollment.

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Important Information

Whether applicants will be participating online or on campus all admission requirements, including submitting immunization records, are the same. Our curriculum is identical for both methods of instruction (online and face-to-face). Students will have the opportunity to choose the format they prefer when they enroll.

Please be mindful that due to current state regulations, Arkansas Tech is not currently providing online courses or instruction to new students in the states listed below. If a potential student resides in one of these states, they may not be permitted to enroll in or be admitted to an Arkansas Tech online program at this time. Please contact your state's higher education regulation authorities for more details.

Any student enrolled in distance education courses must report a change of address to Arkansas Tech University’s Financial Aid Office (479) 968-0399. In addition, certain academic programs may have specific requirements for online learners.  Please refer to the following web link that lists more online policies, regulations, and restrictions:

Online Policies