Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate

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Further your education and expand your career opportunities with our Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate.

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  • Scott College of Business Graduate Office
  • Email Us: ISU-GradBusiness@indstate.edu
  • Phone: (812) 237-2002

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Program Availability

The Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate can be completed fully online or in person on the Indiana State University campus. The program is open to U.S. and international applicants who satisfy admission requirements.

Why Earn an Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate at Indiana State?

Our Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate program is ideal for professionals working in (or aspiring toward) management and leadership roles in the areas of organizational development, coaching, team building, and developing human resources.

Benefit from a Program Designed for Working Adults

The Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate program includes a group of four courses (12 credits combined) focusing on the following:

  • Development of strategies for overcoming leadership challenges
  • Evaluation of coaching techniques and when/how to use them
  • Identification of skills needed to build relationships crucial to the success of your team
  • Cultivation of decision-making skills that will influence all aspects of day-to-day operations of your organization as well as strategic planning

All courses are offered online. On-campus visits are not required for students completing the online certificate program.

Learn from Our Excellent Faculty

Our faculty have extensive real-world industry experience and are committed to providing you with comprehensive coursework that reflects real-world industry situations and challenges. Small class sizes allow you to work closely with your professors and collaborate with classmates.

Apply Credits toward a Master’s Degree

Completing the Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate puts you closer to earning a master’s degree from the Scott College of Business. All course credits for this certificate program are applicable to the Master of Science in Human Resource Development (MSHRD) at Indiana State. Some credits may also apply toward the Scott MBA program.

What You’ll Learn in the Online Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate Program

The Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate program includes a group of four courses (12 credits combined) in areas such as organizational development, consulting and coaching, team building, leadership, and developing human resources.

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Career Possibilities for Organizational Leadership and Learning Certificate Graduates

The Organizational Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate program prepares you for a career as a leader, educator, coach, and team-builder for organizations in business, industry, government, and the non-profit sector.

Accreditation

Indiana State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission

Admission Requirements and Application Instructions

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for admission:

  • A baccalaureate degree granted by a regionally accredited institution (for international students, a degree granted by a recognized institution)
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 in all undergraduate coursework
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • A one-page statement of intent, a written statement of the applicant's reasons for entering the program.
  • International applicants must meet the University requirements for English proficiency.
  • The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is not required.

Application Instructions

Returning Indiana State students must apply for re-admission if they have not attended Indiana State University for more than two calendar years.

How to Apply

Complete the online application for graduate admission at apply.indstate.edu/apply.

Submit official transcripts from all colleges previously attended. To be official, transcripts must be sent directly from the college attended to: Graduate Admissions, Indiana State University, Welcome Center, 318 North Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN, 47809. E-transcripts should be sent to admissions@indstate.edu

Submit a nonrefundable application fee of $45.00 (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) or $65.00 (international students) payable by Visa, MasterCard, or check or money order payable to Indiana State University. Submit payment to: Indiana State University, Graduate Admissions, Welcome Center, 318 North Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN, 47809.

Submit the following as part of the

International applicants must meet the University requirements for English proficiency.

Accepted language tests include Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Duolingo.

Submit scores to: Indiana State University, Graduate Admissions, Welcome Center, 318 North Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN, 47809. For important information, see Instructions for International Students.

Application deadlines for the Organizational Leadership Graduate Certificate are August 1 for the Fall term and December 1 for the Spring term. These dates apply both for on-campus and online program enrollment.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by the priority deadline to ensure full consideration for their desired term. Processing of applications typically takes fewer than 30 days. Applications received after the priority deadlines may be wait-listed pending an opening.

Start TermPriority Application Deadline*Final Application Deadline
AugustJune 15August 1
JanuaryOctober 15December 1

* International students must apply by the Priority Application Deadline to receive full consideration.

Next Steps

Once admitted, you will receive notification from the University and will be provided your University ID number, which is needed to activate your University username on the MyISU Portal. The Portal offers access to online registration, University records, and other important services, including e-mail and University announcements.