Leadership Studies (Graduate Certificate)

*Effective Fall 2020, this program is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.

Dr. Ali Kamali, Program Director
kamali@missouriwestern.edu
(816) 271-4144
www.missouriwestern.edu/epss/leadership-studies-gradcert/

The Leadership Studies Program is a multidisciplinary approach that focuses on leadership training in a variety of contexts in social life. It is offered completely online. This program has its origin in the social sciences, in humanities, in professional fields, and in applied disciplines. It aims to prepare the students for governance, guidance, and directorship positions in various capacities in the labor force. The Program aims to produce informed advisors and policy makers who can keep up with the demands of the new technology, are successful in navigating the challenges of an ever changing work environment by leading employees toward satisfactory output and high performance, and can effectively manage and solve work related problems and issues.

Specific requirements for this certificate can be found here.

*Effective Fall 2020, this program is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.

Admission Requirements

  • Submission of application for admission to the MWSU Graduate School.
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited undergraduate institution.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75.

*Effective Fall 2020, this program is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.

Certificate Requirements
LDR 500Survey of Leadership3
LDR 525Team Building3
PHL 535Foundations of Professional Ethics3
or LAW 560 Administration, Planning, and Ethics
Select one course each from two of the following three groups:
Group A
Technical Communications Theory and Practice
Documenting Procedures
Professional and Organizational Communications
Group B
Foundations for Nursing Leadership
Leadership and Effectiveness in Sport and Fitness Management
Group C
Organizational Theory
Organizational Behavior Management
Total Credit Hours15

Graduation Requirements

  1. Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.