Post-Master’s Certificate in Community College Leadership
Walden University

Program Details

A Post-Master’s Certificate in Community College Leadership allows individuals to support and advocate for adult learners. Graduates will be well prepared for administrative and leadership roles advancing the mission of community colleges.

The curriculum examines academic transfer programs, workforce development, developmental education, and remediation. Students will develop the skills and knowledge needed to create a culture of learning at their institution. Credits from this program can be applied toward Walden’s Doctor of Education degree.

Courses within this certificate program include:

  • Historical context and critical issues with community colleges
  • Transformational leadership for institutional effectiveness
  • Contemporary issues, challenges, and trends in community colleges
  • Promoting student development and success


  • An official transcript of a master’s degree
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in post-bachelor’s degree coursework

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island