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Programs in Higher Education


Syracuse University / Programs in Higher Education is located in Syracuse, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited college/university, experience in student affairs or higher education, personal statement, resume, transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, or related area; three years of work experience in higher education, student affairs, related area, or college teaching; strong writing skills; transcripts; three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans


Focus of faculty research: Student culture, college student personnel development, programming advising, policy-making, faculty roles on behalf of students from diverse groups
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 350 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY  13244
United States
Contact Dr. Dawn Johnson
Associate Professor/Chair
Email: drjohn02@syr.edu
Phone: 315-443-3130