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Master of Arts in Community College Administration

community college finance, administration

Meeting the demand for specialized training in community college administration, all while providing you the flexibility to learn from home.  That's how we're Rising Up.


The face of community college administration is changing. Community colleges are seeking a new generation of leaders trained to manage the shift in priorities to accountability for improving student success. Lenoir-Rhyne University offers early-and mid-career community college professionals an unmatched opportunity: an ONLINE 33-credit hour program with an online community delving into community college budget and finance, community college organization and administration, and assessment  What makes our program unique? Read on.

  • Provides the opportunity to give back to your institution with field projects and internships
  • Incorporates the leadership competencies set forth by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  • Integrates community college content throughout the program - not through a sampling of add-on electives
  • Designed to meet your schedule at your own pace - whether that is full time or a course at a time
  • Traditional and career admission tracks giving students more than one way to be admitted
  • Involved and engaging faculty with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the community college system

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Program Snapshot
Here are some highlights of what you need to know:

  • This degree is offered only ONLINE
  • 33 credit hours total
  • 3 areas of focus: Foundations; Administration, Organization and Leadership; and Professionalism

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Every June the Community College Administration (MA) Program sponsors Tips & Trends for the Community College Administrator, a day of dynamic professional development sessions on trends and issues impacting current and future community college administrators. You are invited to share and explore research, best practices and ideas with colleagues from North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Learn more about this event  here >>>