Community College Leadership

Master of Science in Workforce Education Leadership

The Master of Science in Workforce Education Leadership is a distance learning program designed to prepare professionals for employment in workforce education in post-secondary educational institutions and social services entities, advancing the knowledge base of workforce preparation, workforce development education, and professional development. The program is offered through the Center for Distance Education.

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Master of Arts in Teaching in Community College Education (M.A.T.)

The Master of Arts in Teaching in Community College Education is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to prepare professionals for teaching in a community college setting. The degree prepares educators for service in rural community colleges and requires a minimum of 18 hours in the student’s teaching field (e.g., history, math, English). The professional education sequence consists of 12 hours. The education courses introduce students to the philosophy and culture of the community college and prepare them to teach non-traditional and first-generation students. Sensitivity to diversity and adult learning theory is also included in the curriculum. The program is offered through the Center for Distance Education but is not completely online since most courses in the teaching field are only offered on campus.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Community College Leadership

The Ph.D. degree program in Community College Leadership is designed to prepare professionals for leadership positions in community colleges. The degree program is designed to prepare the next generation of community college leaders. The program consists of core courses of study in leading and managing in the community college, interdisciplinary courses in a rural context, and courses in research and statistics. The program is offered through the Center for Distance Education.

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