Organizational Leadership
Graduate Certificates

Continue your professional development in one of three areas of specialization.

Lewis University's Organizational Leadership Certificates provide education for your career growth and advancement, enhancing professional and personal impact through leadership development. Certificate programs contain in-depth instruction for the best possible education, with classes conducted in accelerated 8-week sessions in both online and face-to-face evening formats. The certificate programs can potentially be earned within one year.

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Organizational Leadership

  • Designed for professionals currently working in or aspiring to work in managerial positions in corporate, nonprofit or governmental organizations
  • Develop strategies to influence others in an organization to exceed expectations and embrace efforts to improve policies and procedures
  • Learn how to take actions that are grounded in ethical principles and mindful of the potential impact on followers
  • Recognize and appreciate the role of leadership in shaping organizational culture with particular emphasis on diversity, participative management and self-reflection
  • Develop critical-thinking and decision-making skills to enhance leadership and organizational effectiveness

Higher Education Leadership

  • Designed to enhance the work of current professionals in student services, including management, advising and assisting with traditional/non-traditional students’ needs
  • Recognize current and future challenges facing higher education institutions, and formulate leadership strategies and plans for meeting those challenges and facilitating change
  • Create a strategic plan for a new organizational initiative
  • Identify the latest trends and theories in adult/continuing education and student services
  • Learn how to make decisions and take actions that are mindful of the latest trends in higher education and student services, as well as the unique needs of an institution and its students
  • Develop critical-thinking and decision-making skills to enhance higher education leadership and organizational effectiveness
  • Faculty include current leaders in higher education, including university vice presidents, deans and directors

Professional and Executive Coaching

  • Designed for those looking to hold positions in organizational development, human resources and coaching
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of business coaching theory, methodology and techniques
  • Learn the most up-to-date research-based coaching strategies and best practices, as well as the theories behind them
  • Develop the ability to coach both on the phone and face to face
  • Learn to establish a practice inside an organization or as an independent consultant
  • Create coaching programs for your work teams
  • Curriculum is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and will help prepare you for the ICF’s credentialing exam. Faculty are certified by the ICF. Lewis students hold a 100% pass rate on the ICF Exam

Turn your certificate into a master’s degree

Lewis’ Organizational Leadership Certificate programs are transferable toward the Master of Arts degree program in Organizational Leadership. The credits you earn can be applied directly at a later date. All you have to do is take the remaining required courses in the degree program.


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