Student Affairs Leadership (EdD)

Degree: Doctoral Degrees

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The Student Affairs Leadership is one of three doctoral degree programs in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services of the College of Education. This innovative program was developed by the College Student Affairs Administration program at UGA and the members of the Regents Administrative Committee on Student Affairs (RACSA), which includes all Chief Student Affairs Officers in the University System of Georgia.

Goals for this program are as follow:
1. Provide doctoral-level education for student affairs professionals in the state of Georgia who are employed full-time and need a part-time doctoral program.
2. Educate scholar practitioners who will lead their institutions in creating enhanced and effective environments conducive to student learning and development.
3. Create a doctoral-level educational opportunity for student affairs professionals at institutions in more rural settings or at institutions that do not offer post-masterís education.


College of Education
Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7101
Phone: 706/542-6446

Academic Department

Counseling and Human Development Services
402 Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7142
Phone: 706/542-1812


Graduate Coordinator

Edward Delgado-Romero


The part-time, primarily on-line Ed.D. program in Student Affairs Leadership at The University of Georgia is designed to equip current student affairs professionals in the state of Georgia with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to become higher education leaders within their institution and the state. The specific focus of the program is on student learning and development, outcomes research, administrative skills, and program evaluation within the student affairs context.



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