Community College Leadership - Online and Distance Education

Community College Leadership

 

Courses

Our doctoral program takes three-and-a-half years to complete, including a dissertation that begins in the first semester.

Thematic Research Areas

Select from the following six areas in which to conduct research:

  • Completion and Transfer
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Equity
  • Labor Market Outcomes
  • Technology
  • Culture/Organizational Behavior

Tentative Schedule

YEAR 1

Summer (six hours)

  • Reflective Practice
  • The Change Process

Fall (seven hours)

  • Improvement Science
  • Organizational Issues in Adult and Community College Education
  • Dissertation Seminar

Spring (seven hours)

  • Proposal Writing
  • Administrative Issues in Adult and Community College Education
  • Dissertation Seminar
YEAR 2

Summer (seven hours)

  • Research Methods I
  • Leadership in Adult and Higher Education
  • Dissertation Seminar

Fall (seven hours)

  • Research Methods II
  • Community College and Two-Year Post-secondary Education
  • Dissertation Seminar

Spring (seven hours)

  • Research Methods III
  • Workforce Development
  • Dissertation Seminar
YEAR 3

Summer (seven hours)

  • Internship
  • Evaluation
  • Dissertation Seminar

Fall (three hours)

  • Dissertation Seminar

Spring (three hours)

  • Dissertation Seminar