Education (Community College), M.A. | Part time online (optional) | Central Michigan University | Mount Pleasant, United States
M.A. On Campus Online

Education (Community College)

24 months
925 USD/credit 15262 USD/year
726 USD/credit 11979 USD/year
726 USD/credit 11979 USD/year
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This advanced degree program in Education (Community College) from Central Michigan University, prepares professional educators with the tools needed to address and solve complex issues in postsecondary systems. The MAE-CC program provides a comprehensive curriculum focusing on the future success of vocational postsecondary systems around North America.


The Master of Arts degree in Education (Community College) from Central Michigan University, trains students to impact, influence, and advance community colleges and postsecondary educational systems for the 21st century. 

With a specific focus on developing professional knowledge, students will develop a deep understanding of foundational concepts within the community college system that can be applied immediately within professional settings. 

A strong focus on ethical leadership recognizes the importance of social and cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion and translates into increased professional aptitude. Finally, students will engage in a process of knowledge creation and implementation through applied practices and action-oriented research. 

Careers & Outcomes

Graduates of the Education (Community College) program have become college professors, college and university presidents, student affairs professionals, senior administrators, academic counselors, student success coaches, registrars, admission representatives, alumni development and advancement officers, community leaders, hospital administrators, military leaders, industry trainers, and many other positions related to the field of postsecondary education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Administration of Community Colleges
  • The Ontario College System
  • Program Evaluation and Review
  • Student Development Theory
  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Higher Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Ongoing online open enrollment


33 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
    • Along with the application, you’ll need to submit a $50 application fee
    • Submit a copy of your passport
    • Submit proof of English proficiency or your intent to study English upon arrival – unless you are from an exempted country where English is the primary language of instruction. 
    • You also may demonstrate English proficiency by completing the English studies program through CMU's English Language Institute. 
    • Applicants must provide a third-party course-by-course credential evaluation and document verification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 925 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11979 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11979 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Mount Pleasant

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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