The Rising Leadership Certificate Program is designed to equip students and entry-level women to emerge as leaders with key knowledge, perspectives and skills that will enable them to advance in their careers. With a focus on women and gender equity, the certificate will address personal, organizational and society issues that may aid or get in the way of growth. The certificate will be offered for credit to undergraduate students and non-credit for aspiring leaders from the community.
Undergraduate students pursuing the Organizational Leadership major can select the emphasis "Rising Leadership," which will also earn them a certificate. Students declaring other majors can also obtain the certificate for credit, and aspiring leaders can obtain the certificate for noncredit. In summary, the flexible design of the certificate offers the following options:
The certificate will encourage women to engage in reflection on their careers and desired vocations with timely discussions and assignments based on current issues.
All courses will be offered in a 7-week accelerated mostly online format for both credit and noncredit. (The learning experience will be the same for both.) Classes are also available ala carte.
Each course will be mostly online in an accelerated 7-week format. Classes are available as part of accelerated credit or noncredit program and are also available ala carte. If taking the courses for credit, please review the information in the course catalog.
Undergraduate: $353 per credit ($1,059 per class)
Noncredit: $349 per class
You must complete all courses to earn the certificate and receive the digital badge.
Don't hesitate to reach out to the Institute for Women's Leadership at email@example.com with questions or for more information about the certificate program. We will be happy to help you.