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Graduate Certificate in Leadership & Managing Teams

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Managing Teams is geared toward professionals who want to improve their organizational management skills, especially company executives and directors who often lead their companies and design strategic directions.  Students learn how to create competitive advantages, implement the best exercises in company strategy, make competitive and strategic decision-making choices, create corporate value, increase market share, and build market resilience and aggressiveness in a company.  Courses include Strategic Leadership, Strategic Decision Making, and Strategic Management.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of full-time managerial experience in a supervisory role
  • Preferred 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Arkansas or Maryland.