Overview of Application Process

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at The Ohio State University!

2014 HESA COHORT_1

The application process for the MA and PhD program includes TWO separate processes:

1) Academic Application to the graduate school.  For additional information and due dates about the academic application, please go to our academic admission webpage.

  • Students applying to HESA may also receive academic program information from the Office of Student Services and Graduate Studies in the Department of Educational Studies at edstudies@osu.edu or (614) 688-4007.  Graduate Admissions may be reached at (614) 292-9444.

2) SPA Application for HESA Students (Note: This application will be sent by the end of January.  This is only necessary if you would like to interview for an assistantship.  If you plan to work full-time in higher education while completing your degree, this is not necessary.)