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.
This emphasis area consists of 12 semester hours. Inquiries should be addressed to the department’s graduate coordinator.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|ALEC 606||Foundations of Leadership Theory||3|
|or ALED 340||or Survey of Leadership Theory|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Youth Leadership Programs|
|Leadership of Volunteers|
|Facilitation of Leadership Programs|
|Leadership in Organizational Culture and Ethics|
|Survey of Evaluation Strategies for Agriculture|
or ALEC 625
|or Program Evaluation and Organizational Accountability|
|Special Topics in... 1|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||12|
A new course, ALEC 618 Leadership of Teams, will be created to replace the ALEC 689.