2017-18 Catalogs

Certificate in Leadership Studies

The certificate you have been waiting for is now available at the University of Southern Maine’s Portland and Lewiston campuses as well as online. The Leadership Studies certificate is an undergraduate certificate geared toward anyone interested in developing and expanding their leadership skills. Turn to 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 on our Lewiston and Portland campuses, fully online, or through a combination of the two.  For more information or to apply, contact Admission at admitusm@maine.edu.

Please note certificates may be pursued by either matriculated or non-matriculated students (students not pursuing a specific degree program).


Certificate Requires 13 Credits

LOS 300 - Organizational Theory  3 cr

LOS 301 - Group Dynamics 3 cr

LOS 350 - Leadership 3 cr

LAC 370 - Toward a Global Ethics 4 cr

We recommend that students start their Leadership Studies coursework with LOS 300: Organizational Theory and LOS 350: Leadership.  Students should work with their advisors to organize the scheduling of the rest of their coursework.