Community College & University Leadership (454G)
The ASU Higher Education Program offers a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Higher Education, with a concentration in Community College and University Leadership. Graduates with this concentration qualify for a wide variety of administrative and leadership positions in areas such as academic administration, financial aid, multicultural student development, institutional research, residence life, media relations, advancement, international education, and career development. The program integrates theory and practice to enable graduates to address the diverse and complex demands of leadership in today's rapidly changing educational environments.
The Community College & University Leadership concentration is offered both on the main ASU campus and off-campus through ASU's distance education program.
- Students on campus may attend part-time or full-time, attending classes in the evenings. Each class meets one night per week.
- Students in the distance education program join a part-time, hybrid cohort and take two classes each term (including summers) for two years. Classes meet on weeknight evenings or on weekends at a designated site.
- PROPOSED Cohort in Burke County (Spring 2014 - Fall 2015). Applications are now being accepted.
- Cohort in Davie County (Fall 2012 - Summer 2014)
- Cohort in Catawba County - (Fall 2012 - Summer 2014)
The Program of Study [PDF] lists the courses required for the for the Community College & University Leadership concentration.
Other requirements for the degree include:
- Written Comprehensive Exam: Student must successfully complete a written comprehensive examination in their last semester of coursework.
APPLYING TO THE PROGRAM
Applications are accepted for the on-campus program on an on-going basis for Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Deadlines are:
- June 1 (for fall) EXTENDED TO JULY 1 FOR FALL 2013
- November 1 (for spring)
- April 1 (for summer)
To start an application, click here.
To see the Graduate Bulletin (2012-2013), click here.
For information about program scholarships, click here.
For more information about the M.A. program, contact Dr. Amy Trawick, Program Director (email@example.com / 828-262-2137).
For information about ASU's distance education cohorts, contact Bronwen Sheffield (firstname.lastname@example.org/800-355-4084).