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Oregon State University

College Student Services Adminstration Program

Founded in 1966, the College Student Services Administration (CSSA) master’s program (http://oregonstate.edu/education/programs/cssa.html)  has a history of excellence and success. 

The program’s primary mission is to prepare individuals for professional administrative positions in student services departments at two- and four-year colleges and universities. The curriculum emphasizes administrative leadership and management of programs and services. Included in these programs and services are:

  • residence halls and student housing;
  • enrollment management (admissions, orientation, and financial aid);
  • career services;
  • college unions;
  • student and co-curricular activities;
  • recreational sports;
  • international programs;
  • individual and group advising;
  • general student affairs/services; and
  • other student and academic support programs.

CASA Latina/o de OSU works closely with graduate students in the CSSA program to develop meaningful learning opportunities through internships.  This year six graduate students collaborated with the CASA office to develop a campus wide mentoring program and a leadership program specifically for those students who are interested in leadership development from the perspective of Latino cultures.