The department offers a certificate for individuals interested in either a teaching
or an administrative position in a community college. Consisting of 18 hours of coursework,
this program can be applied to or taken simultaneously with a Master of Science in
Leadership or a Doctor of Education in Higher and Adult Education. Students not pursuing
a degree should apply for admission to the Graduate School as non-degree seeking.
Course Requirements (all offered as online courses):
HIAD 7411-8411 Community Colleges
HIAD 7511-8511 Administration/ Governance in Community College
HIAD 7541-8541 Issues and Trends in Teaching Adults
HIAD 8415 IT Trends and Issues in Higher Education
HIAD 7060-8060 Internship Higher and Adult Education**
LEAD 7500-8500 Adult Learning and Leadership
**May be waived for those with broad experience in community college teaching or administration.