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Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in Organizational Leadership provides students with a graduate-level experience in the topic of organizational leadership and addresses critical elements of the leadership function in contemporary organizations.

The College of Business is among the elite top 2 percent of business schools in the world to have both business and accounting accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

This certificate requires 12 credit hours for completion.


  • MBA 421              Analysis of Organizational Behavior
  • MQM 482            Organizational Leadership

Pick two courses from:

  • MQM 440            Dynamics of Negotiation
  • MQM 483            Applied Organizational Leadership
  • MQM 484            Building High Performance Organizations

University Admission Requirements

A student applying to the Business Analytics Graduate Certificate program must:

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • have had undergraduate training in business and/or have been employed at least one year in a business enterprise.  

International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the  Office of Admissions.

Additional Program Admission Requirements

The Business Analytics graduate certificate is designed for students who:

  • have completed an undergraduate degree program
  • have undergraduate training in business and/or have been employed for at least one year in a business enterprise
Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester Term — July 1
  • Spring Semester Term — December 1
  • Summer Semester Term — April 1

For more information please contact

Richard Ringer
Director | Organizational Leadership Institute, Professor
(309) 438-3333
State Farm Hall of Business 331

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