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Program Details

The Organizational Leadership with a focus in Ethics and Legal Issues certificate from Robert Morris University is a graduate-level online program intended for individuals looking to strengthen their professional skills by acquiring the competencies necessary to effectively participate in society’s organization. These skills include: the ability to anticipate, plan, reflect and act on programs and opportunities using information, negotiating, organizing resources, and understanding human behavior. Through courses required by this interdisciplinary program, a student will learn how to be not only a flexible leader, but also a flexible follower who is able to adapt to change.

This certificate program is compromised of three graduate level courses worth three credit hours each. The first course is the History and Theory of Leadership. This is an overview of the ideas and past events that define the concept of Leadership. The Leadership and Ethics course teaches students about the rights, the wrongs, and the gray areas of behavior and conduct concerning leadership. Finally, Legal Issues for Leaders in Organizations is a law-based course that involves laws and policies regarding leadership and the functioning of organizations.

The purpose of gaining a certificate is to supplement a resume and skills set. Advancement toward a career ambition is the goal. Careers that are available for students who acquire this certificate include: health care administrator, corporate trainer, organizational behavior specialist, employee relations representative, marketing assistant, personnel manager, recruiter, human resource manager, and office manager.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education