Department of Professional Studies

Certificate in Professional Leadership


The certificate in Professional Leadership offers a 15-hours stand-alone solution for individuals currently employed in professional, corporate, management, industrial, and nonprofit positions but whose formal academic background may not have emphasized this skillset. The certificate also offers an opportunity for individuals who have earned some college credit but who have not received a baccalaureate degree to enhance his or her leadership abilities. For these potential students, the certificate in Professional Leadership would serve as a gateway to the Bachelor of Professional Studies degree. Finally, a certificate in Professional Leadership provides current students with an opportunity to enhance their employability before graduation, regardless of the field of study.