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Course Details

Course Code: ADHE639 Course ID: 5134 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The community college setting provides unique challenges requiring conceptually relevant and expertise appropriate application of higher education administration. This course examines the history, philosophy, management functionality, and financial resourcing associated with community college administration and the effective navigation skills pertaining to the associated leadership responsibilities. Attention will be given to the preparedness of incoming high school students for college through the forging of relationships with secondary education providers, including dual-enrollment credit programs, and by consideration of graduation and retention rates at the community college level. The course will explore special issues related to the relationship of the community college to the local region and workforce, the role of community college online course instruction with regard to four-year for-profit and non-profit institutions, issues regarding student transfers to four-year institutions, consideration of potential administrative redesign for the future, and initiatives geared toward increasing student outcomes.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Book Title:The American Community College (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Cohen, A., Florence B. Brawer, and Carrie B. Kisker
Book Title:Confessions of a Community College Administrator (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Reed, M., Kay McClenney, and Kay McClenney
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.