• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
Institutions in the state of Missouri, and across the nation, have come to recognize the growing demand for community college leadership and administrator preparation now and in the coming decades. The Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership is an 18 credit hour program designed to provide opportunities for students to gain the knowledge, skills, and competencies essential to career and professional development as a leader in higher education settings, specifically in community colleges.


  • EDUL 5553Supervising and Managing People (Taught by UMKC Faculty)3 Credits
  • EDUL 5559Current Issues in the Community College (Taught by UMKC Faculty) 3 Credits
  • EDUL 5571Internship in Higher Education (UMKC) or HIGHER ED 69003 Credits
  • HIGHERED 6430The Community College (Taught by UMSL Faculty - Entry Level course)3 Credits
  • HIGHERED 6431Community College Leadership (Taught by UMSL Faculty )3 Credits
  • HIGHERED 6900Internship (UMSL) or EDUL 55713 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Missouri Resident Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $476.50
  • Fees: $90.90
  • Total: $567.40
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1429.50
  • Fees: $272.70
  • Total: $1702.20
Missouri Non-Resident Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1169.70
  • Fees: $90.90
  • Total: $1260.60
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3509.10
  • Fees: $272.70
  • Total: $3781.80
Metro Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $466.70
  • Fees: $90.90
  • Total: $557.60
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1400.10
  • Fees: $272.70
  • Total: $1672.80
Tuition rates are subject to change.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education online

    With more than 100 online programs to choose from across our four campuses, our online students have incredible access to career-advancing education. Our online courses are developed and taught by the same excellent faculty and instructors who teach the courses on campus. Whether you’re looking for an undergraduate education, graduate education, or a certificate program to further your career, one of our four campuses has an option to fit your needs.

  • Learning that fits your schedule

    Online learning provides students with the flexibility and freedom to attend classes whenever and wherever you are, in a way that is convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue working and by avoiding relocation, travel and commuting costs. Courses must be completed in scheduled time frames, but in most cases, you can log in and complete course work whenever doing so best fits your schedule. Online education means learning on your terms – not the other way around.

  • Service you expect from a renowned University

    Our goal is to provide our online students with an excellent academic experience, without forcing you to make sacrifices in other areas of your life.

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