College of Commissioner Science

December 5, 2020  |  Online Classes

Cockrell Scout Center
2225 N Loop W
Houston, Texas 77008

The College of Commissioner Science is a day of training for commissioners from Commissioner Basic Training through advanced learning experiences in unit service. The objectives are to help commissioners expand their skills and unit service philosophy. The goal of this experience is to promote the increased effectiveness of the individual commissioner.

This ongoing training opportunity will benefit new commissioners and experienced unit commissioners. Participants do not have to be a commissioner. Any adult leader that is interested in the numerous resources available in the Scouting movement is also invited to attend.


The registration fee is $TBD.  Class sizes are limited.

Registration opens in October.       Schedule       Course Descriptions

Degrees and Learning Opportunities

  • Associate's Degree is the beginning of the commissioner experience that includes Commissioner Basic Training.
  • Bachelor of Commissioner Science (BCS) is an entry-level program for commissioners who have completed basic commissioner training.
  • Master of Commissioner Science (MCS) focuses on advanced problem solving and administrative skill instruction.
  • Doctorate of Commissioner Science (DCS) is a two-year program that challenges candidates to identify, develop, and present a project or service concept to a panel of their peers.
  • Continuing Education (CED) is an opportunity to expand knowledge and increase the effectiveness of unit service.


  • Degree Requirements required to earn the Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degrees.
  • Transcript System contains a listing of all courses that commissioners have taken at the College of Commissioner Science. It is a useful tool to help commissioners determine courses needed for the various degrees.




Dan Goetzman
College of Commissioner Science Dean

Lynda Worlow
College of Commissioner Science Registration


Commissioner College Transcript System (CTS) Admin

Pam White
College of Commissioner Science Doctorate Dean


Michael Collins
College of Commissioner Science Staff Advisor