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Leadership Certificate - Graduate Business

A woman climbing a cave must be a leader, right?

The Newman University School of Business Leadership Certificate explores the discovery of personal leadership style, examines how interpersonal skills can impact leadership behavior, and studies the methods used to create positive and productive work environments.  Focus is placed on individual employee support and success, understanding leadership style and practices, and identifying personal leadership resources that align with personal leadership growth designed to enhance leadership skills. Personal leadership self-discovery through assessment and personal leadership plan application is one of many outcomes of this certificate.


Classes for the Leadership Graduate Certificate begin in August! Seats are limited.

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Why Earn a Graduate Certificate?

Newman University’s Graduate Certificates offer a unique opportunity for professionals to acquire high-demand knowledge and skills within the span of a single calendar year. Each certificate is designed for individuals who have already completed a bachelor’s degree. Further, the certificate coursework completed can be directly applied toward the given concentration field of study to complete a graduate Master of Business Administration degree. In addition, those who have already completed an MBA, or other graduate degree, can further develop their professional training by completing additional graduate certificates in any of the supplemental fields offered by the Newman School of Business.

Who is this Certificate Designed For?

The leadership program fills an important gap in providing a quality business education for students and alumni who have an interest in seeking a graduate level education in business management but desire a in-depth emphasis in leadership.

Roles and careers:

  • Business Leaders & Managers
  • Aspiring Leaders & Managers
  • Athletic Coaches
  • Pastors
  • School Administrators
  • Non-Profit Leaders
  • IT Leadership
  • Hospital Administrators

Curriculum Requirements

Leadership Certificate 12 credit hours

  • BSAD 6105 Personal Leadership 3 credits
  • BSAD 6107 Leadership Theory 3 credits
  • BSAD 6109 The Emotionally Intelligent Executive 3 credits
  • BSAD 6783 Executive Development 3 credits

Looking for an MBA in Leadership degree?

The Newman University School of Business also offers an MBA degree concentration in Leadership.

View the MBA in Leadership Concentraion