Leadership, Certificate

Program Director: Karen Rinehart, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs
Leadership certificate website

Degree Offered


Program Description

The purpose of the certificate in leadership is to enhance skills in positively influencing others and managing change through values-based leadership strategies. Professionals ready to advance from individual contributors to proactive managers and leaders in their chosen field will benefit from this focused course in study. The certificate covers topics in strategic communication, negotiations, motivation strategies, performance goal setting, change management tools and refining a personal leadership style.

Prerequisites for Admission

Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an accredited college or university. The undergraduate background must be appropriate to the chosen course of study. Applicants should have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.750 (on a scale of 4.000) in their undergraduate course work.

Application Requirements

Application requirements and the online application link are available through the GSM website.