Graduate Certificate

Program Overview

Being an effective leader is more than just being in a position of authority. Our graduate certificate in leadership will give you the skills and confidence to successfully lead teams and organizations.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Part-Time
Location: On Campus, Online
Program Length: 1 year
Credit Hours: 15

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

True leaders understand: there's always more to learn. The skills you gain through this graduate certificate program will give you the confidence to think, act, and react like a leader.

You'll have the opportunity to take classes covering topics such as:

  • Collective bargaining
  • Succession planning
  • Professional ethics
  • Group dynamics
  • Conflict management
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Gender and generational supervision
  • Emotional intelligence

Whether you work at a business or a nonprofit, your organization needs clear thinkers who can chart a path forward in good times and bad. This graduate certificate will give you the skills to be that leader.

Program Highlights

If you're a professional administrator, the graduate certificate in leadership can help you take the next step in your career.

  • Take classes on campus, online, or at any of 20 different satellite locations.
  • Credits you earn for this graduate certificate will count toward your MSA in leadership.
  • Learn to solve problems creatively, while basing your decisions on analytics.

Careers & Outcomes

A graduate certificate in leadership gives you skills employers need.

Career Projected Salary
Operations Supervisor $54,300
General Manager $98,100
Executive Director $98,980
Vice President (General) $98,980

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