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Certificate in Leadership

Students interested in exploring graduate study in leadership through a shorter course of study should consider a Graduate Certificate program in Leadership. Students may earn a Certificate in Leadership to complement their professional credentials. A separate application process is required.

The Leadership Certificate is composed of five courses selected from the following list:

LEAD 501 Leaders and the Leadership Process
LEAD 502 Communication Skills for Leadership Roles
LEAD 504 Inclusive Excellence and the Leadership Role
LEAD 507 Strategic Leadership in a Globalized World
LEAD 510 Stakeholder Relations in Complex Organizations
LEAD 530 Special Topics in Leadership  

Applying to the Graduate Certificate Program in Leadership

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in order to be eligible for Graduate Certificate Admission. Admission requirements are:

  1. Admissions application;
  2. Official transcripts for all previous undergraduate and graduate work;
  3. Proof of undergraduate bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
  4. Possible admissions interview depending on the background of the student;
  5. Any required application fees

Admission into the Graduate Certificate program will not be granted to those without a complete application including an appropriate bachelor’s degree. Roger Williams University reserves the right to refuse admission and/or to require undergraduate bridge or prerequisite courses.