This certificate program is designed for professionals or aspirants for leadership positions in community colleges and those who seek to learn more about comprehensive community colleges and their role in American higher education. The program provides knowledge and skills development in the areas of community college purpose and roles; administration; workforce, economic and community development; contemporary issues; curriculum; and student development and learning.CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
Internship in Higher Education Administration*
6/76653 College Student Development
6/76658 The Community College
6/76677 Workforce, Economic and Community Development in Community Colleges
6/76678 Issues and Trends in Community College Administration
*Students must have completed at least six hours in the certificate program before applying for and internship. Internships must be at community colleges or regional/extended campuses. With advisor approval this requirement can be substituted with one additional elective course. Elective with HIED 6/76492 waiver may include HIED 6/76656 Higher Education Curriculum (3 credit hours). Additional 3 credit hour elective course as approved by certificate advisor.