Lenoir-Rhyne University

625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601

Program Details

Lenoir-Rhyne University offers a Master of Arts degree in Community College Administration for students and professionals in management and education who want to learn the role of management in educational institutions, specifically community college. Students should also want to learn the necessary aspects of business and organizational management for the successful continuation of educational institutions. Students will develop knowledge and attributes that promote the success of organizations through developing, communicating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating ongoing and operational activities.

Students will focus on a curriculum which involves development of leadership qualities in educators and learning how to guide by example. Those classes include introductory seminar in community colleges and American education, the adult learner, internship in community college administration, organization and administration of the community college, community college budgeting, finance, and management, higher educational leadership, and research methodology and practicum, among others.

Upon completing the degree, students will have demonstrated the professional capabilities and qualifications necessary for leaders of educational institutions. These qualifications include the ability to evaluate and promote the success of all students by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community, to evaluate and promote the success of all students by advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth, to evaluate and promote the success of all students by ensuring management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment, and to evaluate and promote the success of all students by collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery Format:
      Hybrid
    • Completion Time:
      33

    Requirements

    1. Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions you have attended.
    2. An official copy of GRE or MAT test scores (unless Career Admission Track applies).
    3. If Career Admission Track, one professional Recommendation [PDF].
    4. Essay clearly articulating goals and life experiences that have impacted your decision to pursue a degree in Language Development and Learning.
    5. Resume or vitae.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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