The SPHE On-Campus M.Ed. is designed for the full-time student and combines research and practice to develop well-rounded and highly marketable graduates for careers in student affairs and academic leadership. Encompassing the wide variety of knowledge and skills needed for the challenging environment of student affairs leadership, the program focuses on taking theory and research and putting it into practice, as well as using practice and experience to inform theory and research. Classes are taught by a balance of full-time faculty and full-time scholar practitioners who are leaders in their field and are committed to the development of students. Further, students are able to take their newfound knowledge and apply it directly through assistantships and internship experiences within one of the strongest, most comprehensive divisions of student affairs in the country. As a result, graduates are well prepared and highly competitive in the job market upon graduation.