The Kent State University Leadership Certificate is an undergraduate, interdisciplinary program that integrates contemporary scholarship and experiential learning with a cross-cultural perspective, enhancing the leadership knowledge, skills and experience of students. The certificate program meets a growing need for leadership training as a critical component of the higher education experience. Students completing the program will have acquired the knowledge and skills to become productive, effective, and purposeful leaders in various types of organizations.
The certificate program incorporates a variety of approaches to leadership. Under the mentorship of various faculty and staff, students will benefit from both academic and co-curricular opportunities. The certificate program is based on a foundation of scholarly dialogue and experiential learning. Emphasis is on ethical decision-making, self-motivation, empowering individuals, critical thinking, teamwork, interpersonal communication, community service and service-learning.
All Kent State University undergraduates are eligible for admission to the program. For students pursuing a Bachelor's Degree, enrollment is encouraged in the freshman, sophomore or junior year. Non-degree candidates are also welcome and encouraged to apply. To request information on admission to the Leadership Certificate Program, contact:
Academic Program Director
College of Business Administration Undergraduate Programs Office
107 Business Administration Building