Community College (Certificate)

Contact: Dr. James Jacob

Program & Admissions Information

Please note that application files are reviewed on November 1st and April 1st for admission to the program. Please read the program & admissions information carefully.

Program of Studies Worksheet
Program Description

The department offers a certificate for individuals interested in either a teaching or an administrative position in a community college. Consisting of 18 hours of coursework, this program can be applied to or taken simultaneously with a Master of Science in Leadership or a Doctor of Education in Higher and Adult Education. Students not pursuing a degree should apply for admission to the Graduate School as non-degree seeking.


Course Requirements (all offered as online courses):

  • HIAD 7411-8411 Community Colleges
  • HIAD 7511-8511 Administration/ Governance in Community College
  • HIAD 7541-8541 Issues and Trends in Teaching Adults
  • HIAD 8415 IT Trends and Issues in Higher Education
  • HIAD 7060-8060 Internship Higher and Adult Education**
  • LEAD 7500-8500 Adult Learning and Leadership

**May be waived for those with broad experience in community college teaching or administration.