Commitment to the Community College Leadership Career Path Demonstration of intended career path following completion of the doctorate, including the aspiration to become a leader in the community college arena.
Effective Communication Written and oral communication skills appropriate to senior leadership within an institution of higher education.
Effective Writing Skills Academic writing skills that meet the rigor of scholarly writing conventions.
Academic Potential Demonstrated ability to be successful in a rigorous and demanding academic environment.
Critical Thinking Demonstrated ability to think critically in professional situations, along with experience in managing complex situations that require creativity, entrepreneurial thinking, problem solving, negotiation, and sound decision making.
Potential for Leadership Evidence that demonstrates the student's ability and interest in developing the skills to become a senior educational leader.