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Undergraduate Leadership Certificate



Undergraduate Organizational Leadership Certificate Program


Who is eligible?

The Undergraduate Organizational Leadership Certificate Program offers an undergraduate interdisciplinary academic program. You will enhance your understanding of leadership theory and practice, while applying it directly toward your academic or professional area of interest. Eligible students from all majors are encouraged to participate.



•Enhanced career opportunities

•Special lectures and interaction with local and regional leaders

•Workshops and seminars

•Applied activities

•Leadership participation

•Professional experience

•Certificate becomes a permanent part of your academic transcript



Requirements: 14 credit hours

LEAD 200 Effective Leadership Studies


LEAD 300 Leadership Theory and Application



LEAD 325 Leading Change

LEAD 330 Leader Ethics and Decision Making

LEAD 395 Contemporary Issues in Leadership

LEAD 440 Leading Teams

LEAD 450 Global Leadership 

Practicum Experience (2 credit hours)

LEAD 400 Practicum in Leadership

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Ready to Apply?


Eligible students can apply at any time!

The School of Leadership Studies accepts applications throughout the year.

For more information on the Certificate Program, please contact us at:


Leadership Studies
2nd Floor TPH - Room 224
1906 College Heights Blvd. #21067
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1067


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 Last Modified 10/4/14