Organizational Leadership, Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 12

Program Code: G770

The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership equips students with a more specialized understanding of the discipline, with 12 hours of total required coursework, including studies in the culture of organizations, theories of management and leadership, the individual’s role in leadership and the intersection of ethics and leadership.

Certificate Requirements 

Core Courses
LSAL 5113Theories of Management and Leadership3
LSAL 5133Cultures of Organizations3
Elective Course
Choose two elective courses from one of the following groups of courses:6
The Individual and Leadership
Creating, Leading, and Managing Change
Leadership in Practice
Organizational Communications
US Military Leadership: Insights and Applications
OR
Experiential Leadership I
Experiential Leadership II
Total Credit Hours12

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.