Program Information

Dear Fellow Educator:

For over 40-years Central Michigan University’s Master of Arts degree in Education with a concentration in Community College has been developing leaders throughout the Ontario college system. Graduates of the MAE-CC program have become college professors, college and university presidents, student affairs officials, senior administrators, academics, community leaders, hospital administrators, military leaders and industry trainers across Canada. Highlights of the program include:

  • Courses designed for, and only delivered in, Ontario
  • Oversight and relevance is consistently evaluated by advisory board comprised of college, university and public and private sector experts in Ontario
  • Strong alumni network with over 2,000 graduates working at all levels within the college system
  • Applied research that turns theory into practice
  • Faculty are a combination of research oriented tenure-track professors from CMU and Ontario College system experts
  • Cohort delivery model increases collegiality, retention and student success

This is an advanced degree program that prepares professional educators with the tools needed to address and solve complex issues. There are three areas of emphasis to choose from to expand desired depth of knowledge in:

  1. Administration/Student Affairs
  2. College Teaching
  3. Training and Development

The 33 credit-hours of coursework focus on expanding academic foundations, skills and dispositions of educational leaders and building leadership capacity in a variety of educational settings. Each three-credit class runs for eight weeks.

If you are interested, please contact Central Michigan University at 877-268-4636 or 


Dr. Kaleb Patrick       
Dr. Kaleb Patrick

MAE - CC Program Director