Course of Study
Our comprehensive curriculum, high-quality instruction, and advising enables graduates to provide excellent leadership for U.S. community colleges.
The faculty reflect a unique mix of researchers and practitioners, ensuring a broad-based, comprehensive graduate experience for students.
Students typically complete their degree in 3 years. Coursework takes 2 years to complete, and the length of time to complete the dissertation is dependent on the student’s schedule and topic. Over 80% of students who start the program, complete the program.
Students may take up to 12 credits as a non-degree student if they wish to try the program before applying to it.
CCL 820 – Community College Leadership
FOUN 822 – Applied Linear Models OR FOUN 823 – ANOVA
CCL 868 – Community College Leadership Internship
CCL 899 – Dissertation (9 credits minimum)
All courses are offered online or at the Summer Institute.
Students engage in live, synchronous online courses via Adobe Connect throughout the year.
Students attend an annual, two-week Summer Institute where they engage faculty, colleagues, and guest scholars from across the country.