Research & Publications

With our mission in mind, CCBA proudly shares new baccalaureate research and publications with the goal of helping Community Colleges present accurate data.

The Community College landscape is continuously changing. This page is updated often to reflect new legislation, new curriculum developments, and most importantly, new resources which you and your team can use to push for the creation of workforce baccalaureate programs.

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Community College Baccalaureates: A Growing Practice with Potential to Narrow Equity Gaps in Bachelor’s Degree Attainment

Abstract Summary Not available Link to Full Research Document (URL) Citation: UC Davis Wheelhouse. (n.d). Community college baccalaureates: a growing practice with potential to narrow equity gaps in bachelor’s degree attainment.

Create More 4-Year Community College Degrees

Abstract Summary Not available Link to Full Research Document (URL) Citation: Christina, S. (2022, September 21). Create more 4-year community college degrees. Inside Higher Ed.

Making the Case for Community College Baccalaureates

Abstract Summary Not available Link to Full Research Document (URL) Citation(s): Bragg, D. & Harmon, T. (2022, December 13). Making the case for community college baccalaureates. New American.

Making the Case for Community College Baccalaureates. What Supply and Demand Analysis Reveals in Two Midwest States

Abstract Summary Not available Link to Full Research Document (URL) Citation(s): Bragg, D. & Harmon, T. (2022, December 5). Making the case for community college baccalaureates. What supply and demand analysis in two Midwest states. New American.

Leverage Community Colleges to Address Teacher Shortages

Abstract Summary: Not available Link to Full Research Document (URL) Citation(s): Andrews, H.A. & Marzano, W. (2022). Leverage community colleges to address teacher shortage. American Enterprise Institute. https://www.aei.org/research-products/report/leverage-community-colleges-to-address-the-teacher-shortage/

October 2022

To Fill Teacher Jobs, Community College Offer New Degrees

Abstract Summary Not available Link to Full Research Document (URL) Citation(s): Retka, J. (October 6, 2022). To fill teacher jobs, community college offer new degrees. AP News.

The Dynamic Financial Implications of the Community College Baccalaureate: An Institutional Exploration

Abstract Summary Using generalized difference-in-difference and synthetic control modeling, this study estimates the influence of the community-college baccalaureate (CCB) on institutional finance over time and by intensity. Leveraging data spanning 19 years (1999–2017), I find no impact on overall revenue …

De Anza Community College auto tech program grows by degrees.

Abstract Summary: Not available Review The Full Research Document Here Citation(s): Thorn, L. (2022, October 10). De Anza’s auto tech program grows by degrees. Community college to offer its first baccalaureate degree program. The Mercury News.