Graduate Certificate in Leadership
The Graduate Certificate in Leadership is an academic initiative designed by The Citadel to expand its educational mission concerning the study of leadership and the advanced development of principled leaders. As a rigorous concentration in the various dimensions of leadership, this certificate represents the refined qualities of leadership that business, institutions and the military expect today.
The Graduate Certificate in Leadership can be completed fully online or in the classroom, and comprises five (5) three- hour courses at the graduate level. These courses can be completed as a stand-alone Graduate Certificate in Leadership or can be counted towards the completion of one of these three programs (students should consult their academic advisor for eligibility):
1. Complete and return a graduate application form, along with the appropriate non-refundable application fee, to The Citadel Graduate College (CGC), Bond Hall Room 101.
2. Submit an official transcript for the baccalaureate degree and all other undergraduate or graduate work directly from each college or university attended.
3. Submit the names and contact information for three (3) references familiar with your work.
4. Submit a letter of intent, no more than two pages, which answers the following questions:
a. How has your experience/education prepared you for graduate courses in leadership?
b. How will your knowledge, skills and experiences contribute to this program's learning community?
c. What do you hope to gain from this graduate certificate program?
All material must be received by The Citadel Graduate College office to receive consideration for admission to this graduate certificate program.
Required Courses (6 credit hours):
Electives (6 credit hours), choose two (2) of the following:
Application of Leadership (3 credit hours), choose one (1) of the following according to your degree status: