Developing a Master of Continuing Education Degree Program: The Way It Was!

D. Randy Garrison, David Kirby


The approval of the Master of Continuing Education degree program at The University of Calgary was the culmination of a five-year project. While the program has many innovative aspects, it is the process of developing and approving a proposal for a professional, course-based program by a faculty perceived to be "service" oriented that is described here. The challenges, political realities, and fortuitous events are chronicled, along with the lessons learned.

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