College of Education
Department of Leadership & Counseling
Higher Education Administration Program
Community College Leadership Graduate Certificate, M.A., & Ed.D.
Eastern Michigan University’s Community College Leadership (CCL) Graduate Certificate enhances the professional development and leadership effectiveness of community college administrators and faculty aspiring instructional or executive leadership positions in two-year institutions of higher learning. The curriculum offers students a unique opportunity to receive graduate training while developing expertise in the study of professional problems through continual emphasis on linking theory with community college practice and research. For those desiring to pursue the graduate degree, completion of 18 credit hours results in the awarding of the CCL certificate (i.e., 15 credit hours in basic concentration and 3 credit hours of elective coursework); In addition, the CCL curriculum interfaces with the Master’s, Specialist, and/or Doctorate of Education degree programs in Educational Leadership. For students interested in advanced graduate study, a specialization/cognate in Community College Leadership may be applied following formal admission.
EDLD 509 – Educational Leadership in a Pluralistic Society, EDLD 551 – Contemporary College Students, EDLD 611 – Adult and Continuing Education, EDLD 632 - Community College Leadership, and EDLD 696 – Seminar in Educational Leadership: Organizational Control and Administration of Community Colleges
EDLD 550 - Introduction to Student Affairs in Higher Education, EDLD 613 - Introduction to Higher Education, EDLD 614 - Law for Higher Education, EDLD 622 - Organization and Administration of Higher Education, EDLD 633 - History of American Higher Education, EDLD 634 - Higher Education Finance, EDLD 635 - Policy Analysis in Higher Education, EDLD 655 - College Student Development Theory, EDLD 660 - Grant writing EDLD 695 – Women in Leadership, and EDPS 667 - Principles of Educational Research