Pathways to a unique career : the undergraduate experiences of student affairs administration graduate students

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dc.contributor.advisor Hyman, Randy E., 1952- en_US
dc.contributor.author Lander, Nicholas P. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:40:00Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:40:00Z
dc.date.created 2003 en_US
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 2003 .L36 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187583
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the experiences graduate students in student affairs administration programs had that inspired them to begin a Masters degree program in student affairs administration as well as what they did as undergraduates to prepare themselves for graduate work. A portion of the study focused on the role mentors played for student affairs administration graduate students as they explored the field.One hundred and one student affairs administration graduate students from four midwestern institutions completed a sixty item on-line survey. It was found the students had experiences as undergraduates which directly related to their graduate assistantship and mentors played an important role in multiple ways as the students' explored of the field of student affairs administration. Recommendations for assisting undergraduates interested in pursuing a student affairs administration were presented.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Educational Leadership
dc.format.extent x, 116 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Student affairs administrators -- Training of. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Student affairs services -- Vocational guidance. en_US
dc.title Pathways to a unique career : the undergraduate experiences of student affairs administration graduate students en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1260623 en_US


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    Master's theses submitted to the Graduate School by Ball State University master's degree candidates in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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