Community College Leadership - Graduate Certificate

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The Community College Leadership graduate certificate prepares and enhances the skills of administrators, staff and faculty in community colleges and regional campuses to meet the leadership challenges posed by social, political and economic changes. The program provides knowledge and skills development in the areas of administration; curriculum; contemporary issues; student development and learning; community college purpose and roles; and workforce, economic and community development. This certificate is designed in alignment with the competencies for community college leaders established by the American Association of Community Colleges.

Fully Offered At:

  • Online
  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Bachelor's degree (master's preferred)
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA1
  • Personal goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé or vita

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

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Post-baccalaureate work will be taken into consideration when interpreting GPA for admission.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Disclosure statement for this certificate.

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

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Certificate Requirements
HIED 66492INTERNSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION 13
HIED 66653COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE 3
HIED 66658THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 3
HIED 66677WORKFORCE, ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES 3
HIED 66678ISSUES AND TRENDS IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADMINISTRATION 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:15
1

Students must have completed at least 6 credit hours in the certificate program before applying for an internship. Internships must be at community colleges or regional/extended campuses. With advisor approval this requirement can be substituted with one additional elective course. Elective with HIED 66492 waiver may include HIED 66656.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
3.000
  • Students declared in a doctoral degree should enroll in the doctoral level version of these courses, if offered.