Master of Education (MEd), Community College Administration and Instruction

The Master of Education in Community College Administration and Instruction,  will open new career paths for you in mid-level administration, and in instructional leadership in the community college. 

Whether your goal is mid-level administration, or advanced preparation in teaching in the community college, this program will give you the skills and competencies that you need to achieve your goal. This online program is designed to equip future leaders with the ability to address the unique situations encountered in the community college setting, and to lead these institutions in the fulfilment of their mission, now and in the future.

Guided by Morgan State University's Strategic Plan, 2011 - 2021, the Master of Education in Community College Administration and Instruction will meet the growing need for advanced degrees for mid-level administrators, student affairs professionals, and instructional leaders in the community college.

Program Emphases:

  • Increasing diversity in American community colleges by our commitment to strengthening the roles and voices of minorities and women.
  • Collaborating with community colleges and community college organizations to form partnerships and initiatives that develop real-world competencies
  • Developing globally-aware community college leaders who can appropriately respond, understand, and contribute to the rapidly changing world of community colleges.

Online Delivery and Cohort Learning Model format offers the following benefits:

  • Convenience of online learning while maintaining the same high academic standards as on-site courses
  • The ability to complete your degree without having to leave home or work.
  • Access to course work 24/7 via the Blackboard platform.
  • Ability to submit assignments day or night, weekends or weekdays.
  • Complete assignments according to Modular schedule over wither an eight-week or five-week course structure. 
  • Access to professors through ADOBE connect and office hours.
  • Cohort members form an active learning community and life-long professional relationships

Competencies you will develop include:

1. Strategic Planning Skills
2. Effective Communication skills
3. Management and Leadership
4. Team Building
5. Instructional Leadership
6. Curriculum Innovation

Admission Requirements

1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum 2.5 GPA
2. Three letters of recommendation
3. Official transcripts
4. Completed application form
5. Personal Statement

Additional Requirements

1. Being employed at a community college setting would be an asset
2. Student should submit a 250-word writing sample
3. Student will participate in a personal interview by the CCL Admissions Committee

*The CCL Admissions committee will consider any exceptions to these criteria