Professional Certificates

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Certificates at a glance

The College of Professional Studies offers graduate certificates in the following areas:

  • Business Acumen - Learn more about the inner workings of a business, managing yourself, and managing for results.
  • Competency-based Education Program Design - Designed for higher education faculty and staff and other educational or training professionals who wish to learn how to create and design a CBE program.
  • Global Leadership - Enhance your global and cross-cultural competencies and prepare to lead diverse teams at home or abroad.
  • Performance Coaching Learn to be a professional executive coach, or just apply coaching competencies that will enhance your effectiveness as a leader.
  • Strategic Leadership - Develop the six competencies research shows effective leaders need to exhibit at a strategic level.

These certificates can stand alone for students who are seeking skills in a specialized area, or students can stack two as a part of our master of professional studies in organizational leadership.

Summer Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

Fall Application Deadline: Still accepting applications for Fall 2017

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