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Exploring the Student Affairs in Higher Education Profession is a Course

Exploring the Student Affairs in Higher Education Profession

Ended May 1, 2022

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Full course description

Course Date:

Feb 21 - May 2, 2022


10 weeks


2 hrs/week


Certificate (free)

Course Type:





Do you enjoy working with college students and are looking for a career where you can make an impact within their lives? Or maybe you’re a student affairs professional who needs to brush up on best practices in the field? Exploring the Student Affairs in Higher Education Profession free online course is designed for both audiences.

If you’ve ever considered what it might be like to work in areas such as admissions, campus recreation, enrollment services, Greek life, housing and dining, or other student affairs departments, take this risk-free opportunity to learn more about the field of Student Affairs in Higher Education.



  • Learn about the field of Student Affairs.
  • Discover guiding and foundational theories.
  • Practice networking on your own campuses with professional organizations and even current staff members.
  • Obtain strategies for a successful search when it comes to finding a job or graduate program.
  • Investigate future trends within the field of Student Affairs.
  • Understand the role Student Affairs plays in student success.
  • Learn about the internationalization of Student Affairs/Student Services.

Course is offered by Colorado State University Online.

Course Instructor

Bobby Kunstman

Bobby Kunstman

Director, Student Life & Leadership, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Adjunct Instructor, Colorado State University

Bobby Kunstman earned his B.S. In Interdisciplinary Studies of Social Sciences at Florida State University, his Master of Leadership & Ethics Development from North Central College, and his Ph.D. in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership program at the University of Northern Colorado.