Students will prepare to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their organizations with this certificate. They will explore how transformative change occurs in complex public systems and will study how to use the language of leadership to shape policy as they motivate, inspire, and lead their organization.
Students must meet the master’s program admission requirements. Credit from courses taken for a certificate can be applied toward the Master of Public Administration or the M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
Students must show progress and maintain performance in a manner identical to a degree program. Students track their progress in their program of study, similar to degree-seeking students. Students must receive a B or better in each course. Note: A grade of B– is not acceptable.
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