Leadership Studies

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, fully online, or through a combination of the two.  For more information about the fully online option, contact Admission at admitusm@maine.edu. For more information about our other options, contact a Student Success advisor at 207-753-6536.  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).

For a list of all undergraduate LOS courses and a rotation schedule, please click here.

LOS 300 - Organizational Theory 

LOS 301 - Group Dynamics 

LOS 350 - Leadership 

LCC 370 - Toward a Global Ethics 

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

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.