Community College Leadership

The ISU Community College Leadership program prepares tomorrow’s community college scholars and practitioner-leaders. The program attracts and supports outstanding graduate students who seek to make a difference in Iowa, the nation, and world.

CCLP is known for high-quality graduate education, excellence in professional development, leading edge research, and innovative leadership preparation that addresses 21st-century issues and challenges.

The School of Education offers the following programs with a community college leadership emphasis:

Master of Education and Master of Science (M.Ed./M.S.)


Teaching certification


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  • Did You Know?

    The ISU Community College Leadership Program has helped cultivate nine of Iowa's current community college presidents and two-thirds of those colleges' administrators.