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LEADERSHIP

Graduate Certificate

Deepen your influence in the marketplace or in ministry through our focused, fast-paced Graduate Certificate in Leadership.

Businesses look for strong leadership skills. Develop those skills through team building and conflict resolution training at Jessup. The Graduate Certificate in Leadership gives you skills you can apply immediately. This is an ideal program for students who want to learn leadership skills from a Biblical perspective or prepare for a graduate degree.

12 UNITS

6 COURSES

$250/UNIT

ONLINE

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership provides a conceptual foundation for students desiring to improve their understanding and practice of leadership.

This Graduate Certificate uses the MA in Leadership admission requirements. The student who completes the Graduate Certificate in Leadership will have completed approximately one-third of the units for a master’s degree. They may continue their studies by applying all their units toward a MA in Leadership degree with any of the available Concentrations. They would graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and a MA in Leadership degree with a Concentration.

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Leadership, students will be able to:

  • Describe core leadership principles.
  • Demonstrate strategic leadership competencies.
  • Leverage your competence in today’s culture.
  • Provide transformational leadership.
  • Amid diversity and complexity, lead effectively and confidently.

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership is designed for people in demanding positions of influence who want to enhance their ability to develop people around them at work or in ministry.

  • The Graduate Certificate involves 6 courses.
  • Each course is designed and taught at a master’s-degree level.
  • Each course is taught by a veteran leader with a terminal academic degree.
  • Courses can be taken in any order.

All courses are 100% online.  All courses last 7 weeks.

The Graduate Certificate uses the MA in Leadership admission requirements.  The student who completes the Graduate Certificate in Ministry may continue their studies by applying all their units toward a MA in Leadership degree with a Concentration in Ministry.

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
    • If less than 3.0, include an explanation of prior performance and describe the experiences and skills you believe indicate your ability to succeed at the graduate level.
  • Personal Statement
    • Please upload a personal statement essay of 500 words on why this program is valuable for your ministry.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Regionally Accredited Institution
  • Official Transcripts
  • Pre/Corequisites: New Testament, Old Testament, Art of Interpretation (Hermeneutics)
  • TOEFL may be required for international students

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Derek Zahnd, Ph.D.

Program Advisor

“Everything rises and falls on leadership.”  — John C. Maxwell

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