Graduate Certificate in LEAD in Social Work
Florida State University

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in LEAD in Social Work is an online social work degree from Florida State University.  LEAD stands for Leadership in Executive and Administrative Development.  This program teaches leadership theories and practices while students also gain leadership experience.  The curriculum provides knowledge and skills in leadership, decision-making, client-centered management, team building, negotiating, budget, and finance.  You will also learn to manage grants as you gain the preparation needed to manage social service agencies successfully.  Graduates will have the skills needed for middle- and executive-level positions in social service organizations. 

Required courses are:

  • Social Program Evaluation
  • Budget and Finance in the Social Services
  • Social Work Administration
  • Grant Writing and Grant Management

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Florida State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent