Inspire, motivate and influence others as an impactful leader

Whether you’re on the shop floor or in the boardroom, leadership skills are necessary to create and manage a successful and efficient team.  

Through the Organizational Leadership Graduate certificate, you will discover the key to effective leadership to lead and influence individuals, teams and organizations, exploring topics from employee communication, motivation, ethical leadership and more. 

From crisis leadership to the essentials of negotiations, you can customize this certificate to your professional interests and aspirations.  

Interested in earning your Master of Business Administration degree? At CSU’s College of Business, you can start with a certificate and finish with an MBA. The credits earned in this certificate can be applied toward the College’s Online MBA or Evening MBA programs, but please note that completion of this certificate does not guarantee admission into the MBA program. 

What You'll Learn:

  • Tools to create a proper career strategy and personal brand 

  • Conceptualize organizational challenges, leadership styles 

  • Craft strategic directions informed by a knowledge of people and social systems 

  • Leading through applied experiences and projects 

  • The relationship between financial results and business management practices 

Certificate at a Glance
Delivery: Online
Length: Courses are offered such that the certificate may be completed in 2 semesters
Tuition: $998 per credit for 2024-2025
Credits: 9
Certificate awarded:

Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership

Courses and curriculum:

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‡Additional prerequisite coursework may be required.

Admissions, Deadlines and Financial Aid

Learn more about admissions requirements to enroll in our spring or fall sessions. Visit tuition and aid for information on the latest tuition benefits available to you.

  • Fall
    AdmissionApply by July 31
  • Spring
    AdmissionApply by Jan 1