Graduate Certificate in Management Leadership

Central to the progress and innovation of an organization, leadership is the ability to motivate others to act toward achieving a common goal. It is not related to typical notions of authority. Leadership skills require self-awareness, self-monitoring, social awareness, and relationship building. People with leadership skills can span all organizational levels and function areas. Students of the Graduate Certificate in Management Leadership will gain an in-depth understanding of the principals of effective leadership.

Students must complete all of the required and elective credits from the course options below and are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Courses completed as a non-degree student are not eligible for application towards the certificate requirements.

Required Courses • 9 Credits

  • MBAD 6263 | Organizations and Human Capital
  • MGT 6210 | Leading Teams
  • MGT 6253 | Leadership and Executive Development

Electives • 3 Credits*

  • MGT 6215 | Conflict Management and Negotiations
  • MGT 6252 | Strategic Human Resource Management
  • MGT 6270 | Consulting Skills

*The electives listed here represent a small sample of a larger list that may be viewed in the University Bulletin.