Program Highlights

  • The Graduate Certificate program offers the same classes as the MA in Leadership Studies program.
  • Serves as a stand-alone certificate for students not seeking the commitment of a full master’s degree.
  • We offer both online and hybrid (face to face) courses. 
  • Students can take their courses entirely online, or in class, or do a combination of both.
  • Requires a total of 15 credit hours (5 courses) to complete the program.
  • Students are required to take all 5 courses. No transfer credits are accepted.

Degree Plan

Required credits: 15

Required Courses
MLS 5300Contemp Concepts of Leadership3
MLS 5303Applied Research Methods3
MLS 5315Org Theory and Behavior3
MLS 5331Leadership Communications3
Electives3
Choose one course below:
Ethics & Leadership-Capstone
Team Based Leadership
Leadership in Complex Org.
Leadership-Organizatnl Change
Total Hours15