Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership further educates community college faculty and staff who seek positions of leadership or increased responsibility for those already in leadership positions.  The curriculum provides learners with specific leadership and management tools for the community college environment.  Courses include Seminar in Educational Supervision; Policy, Power, and Politics in Education; and Organization Development.


  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Nominated by a community college president or his/her designee
  • Statement of intent
  • Official transcripts 
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges