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The DCCL Program is distinctive among other higher education leadership programs.

We are

  • Practitioner Focused. Relevant. Developing the practical, contextual skills required for successful community college leaders.
  • Future Oriented. Focusing on planning, strategic thinking, systems perspectives, and collaboration.
  • Professionally networked. Our courses are led by expert practitioners. Nationally recognized community leaders comprise our board and faculty and guide the program.
  • Cohort Strong. Be part of a supportive learning community and energized global network.
  • Convenient. Blended online courses with one weekend face-to-face meeting per course, and one week-long summer intensive session.
  • Supportive. Enhancing each student’s writing and research skills throughout the program, culminating in a valuable, individually-designed dissertation experience.