Graduate Certificate in Global Education & Leadership
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

You can join an international educator network with MU’s Graduate Certificate in Global Education & Leadership. This online general education graduate program allows for sharing ideas and collaborating with leaders in different countries.

Students learn global perspectives to become better leaders. They develop a broader view of education while learning from faculty with vast intercultural, leadership, and international experience. 

Through the online general education coursework, graduates learn to lead in globally-minded schools—from primary to secondary. The robust leadership development program emphasizes global and local contexts.

Students learn the theories, resources, and tools of leadership. With refined intercultural skills, potential roles include:

  • Principals
  • Curriculum leaders
  • Language and global education coordinators

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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