Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership is a 15-credit academic program focused on the study of leadership, management and organization in higher education with a focus on the intersection of theory and practice. The Higher Education Leadership Graduate Certificate is aimed at the many current and future leaders in higher education who would benefit from leadership training, but who do not need an advanced degree. This program is ideal for those who already have a terminal degree, or do not need another degree.


  • You must hold a must hold a baccalaureate degree
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education