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MA in Higher Education Administration & Student Affairs

Getting Started

Use the links below to find theses written by other graduate students, as well as samples and examples of guidelines for white papers and portfolios. 

  • For help with searching or accessing articles, journals, etc. contact Sarah Burns Feyl, Head of Teaching & Learning Services.
  • For help with EndNote, contact Sam Kim, Instructional Services Librarian

Finding Theses & Dissertations

  • NOTE: When searching the "Dissertations & Theses Global" database, you can limit your search to theses and dissertations with the Subject of "higher education administration" or just "higher education"

Getting copies of non-Pace Theses and Dissertations:

Current Pace University students, faculty and staff can request copies of dissertations through Interlibrary loan. If we cannot find an institution willing to loan, you may opt to to purchase a dissertation through Pace University. The cost is $33 for an unbound shrinkwrapped paper copy or $31 for a pdf download. You can purchase dissertations directly also. Unbound copies of many dissertations are available for purchase through Dissertation Express for a fee of $39 for unbound and $38 for pdf (choose the first option of "Dissertation Express for ordering".

For help with ILL requests or to purchase a thesis, contact the ILL department:

New York:
(212) 346-1734
(914) 773-3853

Other sources of theses and dissertations:

White Papers

White Papers - How to Write:

White Papers - Examples from other institutions and corporate settings:


Sample portfolio guidelines from other institutions: