University of Maryland University College

Graduate School

Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Management in Community College Policy and Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The UMUC Doctorate of Management in Community College Policy and Administration (DMCCPA) is a program designed for college faculty and administrators who aspire to lead effectively, progress and advance in administrative careers. DMCCPA students progress sequentially to complete a doctorate within a three-year period, including dissertation. Designed for busy working professionals, the interactive DMCCPA program offers maximum flexibility and convenience as well as the practical knowledge and application necessary to excel in today's community college environment. A hybrid program, DMCCPA is predominantly distance learning with nine on-site residencies, which typically last two to three days, one during each semester of study. The DMCCPA program includes an Executive Leadership Development (ELD) program. The ELD program will span the entire three years and have three components: a battery of leadership and cultural assessments, team-based executive coaching and two, three-day residencies.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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