Admissions Requirements

National American University’s admissions requirements for the Ed.D. Community College Leadership Program (CCLP) are as follows:

  • A complete application.
  • A master's degree or higher from a regionally-accredited institution.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 for all previous graduate coursework
  • Official transcripts reflecting all academic work completed at regionally accredited institutions of higher education
  • Current résumé
  • Three years of related professional experience
  • Personal and professional goal statement (up to 500 words)
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals who are familiar with the applicant's academic and leadership potential (NAU may contact these references)
  • Willingness to matriculate through the program of study as a member of a cohort