Old Dominion University offers the online Ph.D. in Community College Leadership. The Doctor of Philosophy in Community College Leadership (Ph.D.) degree is designed to meet the executive leadership needs of the nation’s community colleges. The curriculum is designed for professionals who want to increase their knowledge and leadership opportunities in areas such as: curriculum, finance, leadership and administration, policy development, and workforce development. Students develop skills that enable them to assume advanced leadership positions at community colleges; work for state councils of higher education; or work at regional, national, and discipline-specific accrediting bodies.
The program is designed for those currently working in community colleges who want to increase knowledge and leadership opportunities in areas such as:
- Leadership & Administration
- Policy Development
- Workforce Development
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Old Dominion University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires on-campus residencies.