Leadership | Online

Program Type
Undergraduate Certificate (Online)
Undergraduate Certificate
Modes of Study

Tuition per credit hour

Online mode of study: $307 for in-state and $333 for out-of-state residents. Blended mode of study: Cost varies. See details and other costs

Credit hours

12 required credit hours. Most courses are equal to 3 credit hours. Browse course list

Program duration

Finish in as little as 1 year. Explore program requirements


Rolling admissions. Begin program in fall, spring, or summer. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Choose a mode of study that is blended (a mix of online and in-person courses) or fully online.
  • Save money with reduced e-tuition for out-of-state students who choose to study fully online.
  • Make progress toward a degree: Apply course credits from your certificate toward a current or future USM bachelor’s degree.
  • Prepare for a leadership position in a variety of public and private industries, including business, healthcare, hospitality, government, and education.
  • Study in the only undergraduate leadership program in Northern New England.
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Program requirements

Our certificate program is designed for individuals interested in developing and enhancing their leadership skills. You’ll learn how to understand and work with people in complex environments, with an emphasis on communication skills, complex problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork.

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Accomplished faculty

Our faculty members come from diverse backgrounds and possess an exceptional blend of academic knowledge and real-world leadership credentials.

Next steps

Our helpful admissions counselors are here to answer your questions about the admissions process, our academic programs, and student support services. We also invite you to explore the many ways to visit campus or to engage with us through online experiences.

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