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The Advanced Leadership Certificate program is a joint venture between the Office of Human Resources’ Workplace Learning and the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences.

The 12-unit (4 three-unit classes) program is designed for post-baccalaureate APU employees who desire to develop their leadership skills, and apply concepts and principles that will enhance their personal and professional development.

The Advanced Leadership Certificate program is committed to preparing employees to be organizational leaders in today’s rapidly changing multicultural world while equipping them with skills for work and life.

This program incorporates work which may be applied to a Master of Arts in Leadership. Academic advising with the M.A. in Leadership program coordinator is available for certificate program employees wishing to pursue their master’s degree.

Objectives

The Advanced Leadership Certificate program is based on the following objectives:

Program Requirements

The Advanced Leadership Certificate is granted to employees who complete four designated courses (12 units with at least a B grade in each course).

Required Courses9 units
LDRS 501
Foundations of Leadership Theory
3
LDRS 502
Cornerstones of Christian Leadership
3
LDRS 503
Organizational Behavior
3
Elective Courses3 units
Select one of the following:
LDRS 510
Creative and Collaborative Leadership
3
LDRS 516
Leadership Development and Practice (Online)
3
LDRS 534
Leader as an Agent of Change
3

More Information

Should you have any questions, please email learning@apu.edu.

More information on program distinctives and benefits, cost, prerequisites, and the application process can be found on the Certificate Programs page.