Community College Leadership Graduate Option
This option is offered within the following major(s):
An overview of the growing literature related to community colleges, with an emphasis on the role of research in understanding and interpreting the unique nature of community college leadership. The option is committed to developing tomorrow’s leaders based on the principle that leadership can be learned and enhanced. Effective leadership is a combination of commitment, management, and vision related to the role and mission of community colleges. This option is dedicated to developing student competencies in communications, resource management, organizational strategy, collaboration, leadership, and community college advocacy. Ethics and a commitment to social justice are critical foundations that undergird all course work.
This option is designed for the scholar-practitioner wanting to examine through research particular elements of community college organization, learning, and/or leadership.