For Community College Faculty or Staff
As part of this program, Ball State offers a track for community college leadership.
Whether you have your eye on an educational, government, community, business, or industry setting, our doctorate of education (EdD) in adult, higher, and community education can prepare you with the competencies and the confidence that will get you there.

Our EdD emphasizes knowledge, skills, attitudes and values regarding teaching, learning, evaluating, planning, program development, leadership, policy, and research.

And it offers these advantages:

Mode of Delivery 

This program is a blended program, which means courses are offered as a mix of online and on-site courses. Several courses must be taken on Ball State's main campus in Muncie, Indiana, while others are offered online and in the greater Indianapolis area. Learn more about course work for this degree.

Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership

If you are looking for a specialized credential related to advancement within in a community college setting but aren't sure you are ready for a complete doctoral degree, you might like to learn about our community college leadership certificate.

Have Questions? Contact: 

Dr. Michelle Glowacki-Dudka
Director of the EdD in Adult, Higher, and Community Education

Keri McCormick
Advising and Admissions Specialist

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Learn more about admission requirements and courses you will take.