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Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership is designed to build on the already learned foundations from a Bachelor’s or Master’s level of education and introduce students to the necessary skills of administration, staff, and faculty members in community college learning institutions.  Courses cover topics such as workforce, economics, community development, issues and trends in community colleges, college student development, and the community college as a higher education learning establishment.  Graduates have a competitive edge when entering a new career opportunity or the program can serve as the platform for advancement in current positions.


  • Bachelor degree required; master degree preferred
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or greater is preferred (any postbaccalaureate work will be taken into consideration when interpreting GPA)

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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