Leadership Education, Theory, and Practice - Certificate

Certificate in Leadership Education, Theory, and Practice is an innovative program that prepares students with the unique knowledge and skills required to apply leadership theory and put into practice these theories at any level in an organization. Students will gain a substantive foundation of leadership theory, with the instructional focus on leadership situations and how to apply leadership theories to all professional organizations, including professional and civic. This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology. Students are required to complete four courses (12 credit hours) to earn the certificate.

Students may complete this certificate as part of a degree program, as a certificate option only (non-degree status), or as continuing education. No continuing education unit credits will be awarded. When completed as part of a degree program or as a certificate option only (non-degree status), the certificate completion will appear on the transcript.

For more information to obtain the Leadership Education Certificate, please contact the graduate coordinator by email, by phone 979-862-7180, or visit the ALEC Certificate webpage.

This emphasis area consists of 12 semester hours. Inquiries should be addressed to the department’s graduate coordinator.

ALEC 606Foundations of Leadership Theory3
or ALED 340   or Survey of Leadership Theory 
Select three of the following:9
Youth Leadership Programs
Leadership of Volunteers
Learning Organizations
Facilitation of Leadership Programs
Leadership in Organizational Culture and Ethics
Survey of Evaluation Strategies for Agriculture
   or Program Evaluation and Organizational Accountability 
Special Topics in... 1
Total Semester Credit Hours12