Organizational Leadership Certificate

Choose one of six concentrations and prepare to lead your organization. Using courses in communication and leadership as your foundation, earn a certificate in specialties from human resources to health care to make an impact in your industry or further build on your knowledge with the Stackable MBA.

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Total credit hours: 10-12

Est. time to completion:

Modalities offered: In-person and online classes

Ideal candidate: The Organizational Leadership Certificate prepares students who want to grow in the leadership roles within their industry and organization.  The concentrations within the Organizational Leadership Certificate allow you to gain knowledge in the areas that best match your career goals. 

Learning goals: The Organizational Leadership Certificate prepares you with the individual and organizational leadership and communication skills needed to take the next step in your career. 

Required Coursework: MG 6375 - Leadership (2), MG 6008 - Managerial Communications (2), MC 6275 - Developing Leadership in Organizations (2)

Prospective outcomes: The Organizational Leadership Certificate with an Interdisciplinary Concentration allows you to develop the leadership skills and knowledge that you need to grow as a leader in your organization, and select additional courses that meet your individual career goals and interests. 

Choose a Concentration

Interdisciplinary: Select the specific courses that match your career goals and interests.  Students may select any additional graduate-level courses offered at Rockhurst University to complete the required 10 credit hours.

Healthcare: Gain knowledge in the organizational and legal environment of the healthcare industry. 

Required Coursework: MG 6370 Introduction to Healthcare Management Principles, MG 6340, Health Law (1 credit hour), One additional 6000 level MG course of the student’s choosing

Human Resources: Gain the human resources management, and conflict negotiation knowledge needed to succeed in a human resources career.

Required Coursework: MG 6380 HR and Managing People, MG 6220 Conflict Management and Negotiation

Nonprofit Administration: Gain knowledge in nonprofit governance and leadership, as well as resource development and program planning.

Required Coursework: NP 6010 Nonprofit Governance and Executive Leadership, NP 6050 Resources Development for Social Impact OR NP 6090 Program Planning and Evaluation