Admissions Requirements

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

  • Completed application
  • A master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from an international institution of higher education recognized by the ministry of education or other appropriate government agency
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (of a possible 4.00 GPA) achieved for all previous graduate coursework
  • Official transcripts reflecting all academic work completed at the baccalaureate and graduate level from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Current résumé demonstrating three years of related professional experience
  • Personal and professional goal statement (up to 500 words)
  • Three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead 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