May 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Leadership in Organizations, Certificate

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Students will benefit from increasing their knowledge in Leadership in Organizations, including organizational theories, ethical leadership, and communications. It is expected that students will:

  • Explain principles of organizational structure and design; environment, strategy, technology, organizational culture, change, organizational and inter-organizational relationships, decision making hierarchies, bureaucracy, power, and politics. 
  • Identify and overcome the challenges of ethical leadership that occur at the individual, organizational and societal levels. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major theories of organizations and human behavior in an organizational context. 
  • Optimize organizational impact through writing, speaking, and media options 
  • Further develop their ability to manage and lead in various organizational roles
  • Be able to articulate how theory and practice can be combined for application in professional and personal settings.

Total Credits: 9

The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at

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