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Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership is an 18-credit program that focuses on developing management and leadership skills to transform students into strategic leaders.

  • Accelerated Program: In just 12 months, you can earn your Graduate Certificate with the management and people-oriented skills you need to advance your career.
  • 100% Online: All courses are offered in a convenient, flexible online format allowing you to earn your graduate certificate while balancing life's other responsibilities.
  • Affordable Alternative: Career-driven professionals seeking advanced education on a smaller budget are ideal candidates for a certificate.
  • Industry Versatility: Students can utilize their existing background and dynamic skills in organizational leadership across many domains including business, education, government and non-profit.
  • Transferable Credits: Should you decide to continue your advanced studies after completing your graduate certificate, all credit hours earned can be applied towards Lewis University's online Master's in Organizational Leadership degree.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Have maintained a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in the last 60 hours of undergraduate courses
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all institutions of higher education previously attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Be accepted by the Graduate Council of the College of Arts and Sciences

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission