Leadership and Organizational Studies Certificate

Boost your career potential with a certificate!

Today’s employers are looking for professionals who have demonstrated leadership skills and who can work in a complex organizational setting. Give your career momentum a boost with our online Leadership and Organizational Studies certificate!

Certificate Curriculum

Core Courses (Three courses/Nine credits)

The core Leadership and Organizational Studies certificate courses focus on a proper foundation of leading within a complex organization. Students are required to complete the following courses:

  • Liberal Studies 209: Critical Thinking and Writing
  • Liberal Studies 230: Introduction to Leadership
  • Liberal Studies 325: Introduction to Organizational Administration

Elective Courses (Three courses/Nine credits)

Students select the remaining three courses from a list of available options. Select a topic that is most interesting to you or choose to focus on an area that you want to improve. Choose three courses from this list:

  • Communication 318: Intercultural Communication
  • Liberal Studies 270: Writing with Purpose
  • Liberal Studies 302: Contemporary Technology and Trends
  • Communication 304: Business and Professional Speaking
  • Liberal Studies 335: Transformative Leadership
  • Liberal Studies 336: Collaborative Leadership Dynamics
  • Liberal Studies 337: Conflict Resolution: Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration
  • Liberal Studies 405: Project Planning and Implementation

Admissions Requirements

Please call (920) 424-3164 or email admissions@uwosh.edu to learn more.

How much will it cost?

Our tuition rate helps simplify the budgeting for your certificate. Tuition is $389.72 per credit plus segregated fees.

Fees are subject to change each year. This cost does not include the cost of textbooks and materials. Courses taken outside of your degree requirements may have additional fees.

How long will it take?

Thanks to our accelerated seven-week course format, this professional certificate can be completed in as little as a year depending on your personal and professional obligations.

More Information

If you’re interested in this program or would like to know more, please contact UW Oshkosh at (920) 424-3164 or admissions@uwosh.edu. You can also request information by completing this online form.



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