Certificate in Leadership Studies
The certificate you have been waiting for is now available at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College. The Leadership Studies certificate is an undergraduate certificate geared toward anyone interested in developing and expanding their leadership skills. Turn to USM-LAC and the Leadership and Organizational Studies program to learn about and meet the challenges of our dramatically changing world.
This program may be completed face-to-face, fully online, or in a combinaton of the two. For more information about the fully online option, contact Ashley Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about our other options, contact Janet Etzel at email@example.com. Apply now using this form.
Please note certificates may be pursued by either matriculated or non-matriculated students (students not pursuing a specific degree program).
It is writing intensive and consists of 12-13 required credit hours.
The following courses are required:
LOS 300 Organizational Theory
LOS/SBS 301 Group Dynamics
LOS 350 Leadership
LCC 370 Toward a Global Ethics*
A minimum grade of C in each course is required to earn the certificate. If a student completes the certificate and switches to the LOS major, a B- or better must be earned in both LOS 300 and 350
*Other 3-credit ethics courses are accepted upon review by the program faculty.
We recommend that students start their Leadership Studies coursework with LOS300: Organizational Theory and LOS350: Leadership. Students should work with their advisors to organize the scheduling of the rest of their coursework.