This section should be 4-5 pages in length.
The Philosophy of Student Affairs statement should give your personal justification for the necessity of higher education within our culture and the specific role of student affairs within higher education.
The philosophy statement should cover your personal beliefs regarding the importance of our profession and how you intend to apply your philosophy to practice.
As part of your philosophy, you are to discuss what you believe the role of student development theory should be in student affairs practice.
How can student affairs professionals use theory in their work with students?
How might you use theory in your own work?
Make sure you connect theory to practice, and practice to theory. Remember to use scholarship and research to frame your essay.