University of North Texas

Higher Education Program
College of Education

1155 Union Circle #310829
Denton, Texas 76203-5017
Website: https://www.coe.unt.edu/counseling-and-higher-education/higher-education
Phone: 940.565.2045

Degrees Offered

M.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D., Community College Leadership Certificate, Certificate in Adult Learning & Education

Program Emphasis

The UNT Program in Higher Education promotes human development through education, research, and service that advance the profession of, and scholarship in, higher education. The Program provides education and professional development for individuals who serve or will serve as administrators, faculty, and scholars in higher education institutions, governmental agencies, policy or research centers, and professional associations that conduct postsecondary education in the United States and globally. Within the UNT Program in Higher Education is the Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education. The Priest Center is dedicated to preparing individuals for exemplary community college leadership in both teaching and administration and assisting those individuals to make significant research contributions to the community college field. In achieving this mission, the Bill J. Priest Center is dedicated to: delivering quality instruction; engaging in research activities that expand the knowledge of community colleges; seeking and supporting a diverse environment; encouraging the development of each student.

Related Courses

History and Philosophy of the Community College; Finance and Administration in the Community College; Teaching and Learning in the Community College; Economic and Community Development in Higher Education; Leadership in the Community College; Contemporary Issues in the Community College


For More Information

Beverly L. Bower, Ph.D., Don A. Buchholz Endowed Chair & Director, Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education
Email: Beverly.Bower@unt.edu
Phone: 940.369.7112


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