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College of Management and Human Potential: Certificates:
Graduate Certificate in Leadership (Semester)

Graduate Certificate in Leadership

This program is not currently accepting new students. Current students must complete their programs of study in accordance with Walden’s Time-to-Degree Completion policies.

This online graduate certificate program helps students prepare to lead organizations and teams in an increasingly global environment. Students explore various concepts of leadership and assess their own leadership traits as they work toward becoming effective leaders and team members. Through these courses students examine approaches to interpreting and shaping organizational culture to maximize success and apply knowledge of group dynamics to create diverse, effective teams. Students also explore concepts of sustainable business strategies and crisis leadership as they relate to leading in a global environment. All credits in this program may be applied toward Walden’s MS in Leadership degree.

Certificate Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits


Course Sequence

The recommended course sequence is as follows:

Semester Course Credits
Semester 1

MMSL 6000 - Dynamic Leadership

3 semester credits

MMSL 6105 - Finding Your Inner Leader

3 semester credits
Semester 2

MMSL 6110 - Building Organizational Culture: Leaders as Architects

3 semester credits

MMSL 6115 - Communication for Leaders and Managers

3 semester credits