Higher Education and Student Affairs Community College Leadership Program

Program Summary

The Community College Leadership Ed.D. program at Northern Illinois University (NIU) is designed to prepare students to advance in a variety of administrative positions within community college.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: Ed.D. in Higher Education


  • Community College Leadership

Program Requires GRE or MAT: No

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Additional Application Requirements:

  • Resume
  • Three years professional experience in higher education preferred

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

This program only admits students to the summer semester. 

Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Summer March 1 March 1

For More Information

Higher Education and Student Affairs
200 Gabel Hall
Program website

Academic Counselor
Danae Miesbauer

Application Contact
Mary Kay Soesbe

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