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The interdisciplinary Certificate in Leadership provides students an opportunity to develop fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to assume leadership, supervisory, or management positions in private companies and nonprofit organizations.

University Residency Requirement

Students must complete 50% of the required credit hours for a certificate in residence at IU Southeast. Some departments may have additional Residency requirements.

Leadership Residency Requirement

No additional Residency Requirement for the Leadership Certificate.

Leadership Certificate Requirements

Students complete 12 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must earn a minimum B in EDUC-U495 (Leadership Training) to continue in the certificate program.

Complete 12 credit hours, including:

Core Requirements
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade
EDUC-U 495 Seminar in Leadership Training 1 B
Leadership: Choose one of the following courses
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade
BUS-N 221 Principles of Leadership 3 C
SUPV-S 300 Frontline Leadership 3 C
Communications: Choose one of the following courses
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade
COMM-C
or
SPCH-S
102

122

Interpersonal Communication

3 C
COMM-C
or
SPCH-S
101

121
Public Speaking 3 C
Ethics: Choose one of the following courses
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade
PHIL-P
or
PHIL-P
102

140
Introduction to Ethics 3 C
PHIL-P 240 Business and Morality: Ethics in Context 3 C
Community Development
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade
COAS-R 399 Topic: Community/Campus Involvement 2 C