Master of Science in LDPS–Student Personnel Concentration

The concentration in Student Personnel prepares individuals for roles in college Student Affairs and student services. This concentration is 36 credit hours, includes an Internship requirement that provides real work experience in an area of Student Affairs or college student services. Many students in this concentration obtain Graduate Assistantships within the within the UofM Division of Student Academic Success, or in a student retention center.

Graduates of our Student Personnel program have gone on to work in University Residence Life, Greek Affairs, Student Leadership, academic advising, and career counseling. Current students in our program have the option of participation in the Student Personnel Association, which provides professional development and social activities for both graduate and undergraduate students interested in a career in student affairs.

To apply for the EdD program, complete the UofM Graduate School Admissions Application then submit the following items to hiad@memphis.edu:
Statement of Goals

Transcripts from all previous institutions 

GRE Score (within the past five years)

Three Letters of Recommendations (at least 2 from current or former instructors)

Student Personnel Associations 

This campus recognized student organization is open to graduate and undergraduate students interested in careers in student affairs and college student services. Students in the Student Personnel Association (SPA) can community, gain leadership skills, network with student affairs professionals and develop job search skills and strategies. SPA strives to provide social and professional development opportunities throughout the academic year.