Leadership Studies

Certificate in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy

One of the most versatile certificates ever offered at the University of Southern Maine, the Creative Leadership and Global Strategy Certificate is an undergraduate certificate geared toward the student or community member interested in focusing on dynamic leadership skills. Select courses from the Leadership and Organizational Studies program blend deliberate creativity with organizational leadership in multicultural and multi-national environments. The Creative Leadership and Global Strategy Certificate will help you meet the challenges of our dramatically changing global workplace.

This program may be completed face-to-face on our Lewiston and Portland campuses, fully online, or in a combination of the two. For more information about the fully online option, contact Admissions at admitusm@maine.edu

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





Certificate Requires a Minimum of 12 Credits

LOS 300 Organizational Theory 3 cr

LOS 330 Leadership in Different Cultures 3 cr, LOS 371 International Leadership Association Annual Global Conference 3 cr, or LOS 470 Leadership Study Abroad  6 cr

LOS 350 Leadership 3 cr

LOS 360 Innovation in Organizations 3 cr

*To view course descriptions, please visit our most recent catalog page.

We recommend that students start their Leadership & Organizational Studies coursework with LOS 300 Organizational Theory, LOS 350 Leadership, or a combination of the two.  Students should work with their advisors to organize scheduling the rest of their coursework.