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Complete Your Graduate Certificate in Leadership Online

The graduate Certificate in Leadership online is designed for working professionals who want to move into leadership and management roles. If you’re working in the private sector, the nonprofit sector, higher education, or for the federal, state, or local government, this certificate will provide a solid foundation in organizational leadership, community and team development, financial management, and more.

Take the next step towards professional leadership, and join the UVA family for life.

Start DatesAugust, January, May
Estimated Cost$9,738 (same in-state and out-of-state)
Duration18 graduate credits / 6 courses/ 12 months on average
FormatPart-time: online
Next Application Deadline

November 1, 2019 for Spring 2020 term

SCHEDULE
Online
On average, students take two courses a term, including the summer, to complete the certificate in 12 months.
admission requirements
DEADLINES
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1
  • Bachelor’s degree
Admission Details
TUITION
ESTIMATED COST*

$9,738 (same in-state and out-of-state)

  • This program is not eligible for financial aid
Tuition Details
* Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates adjusted annually.
our value
  • Advanced leadership credentials through a flexible online program
  • Up to 45 PDUs (Professional Development Units) for students with PMI® certifications

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

Faculty Spotlight

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I’m proud to be part of an organization that recognizes veterans and the sacrifices they have made.
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John McCarthy

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT

John comes to SCPS after serving as a naval officer and naval reserve officer on active duty, during which time he worked in the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division and the Technical Support Detachment (TSD) investigating, exploiting, and attacking IED manufacturing networks in Iraq and Afghanistan. He draws on his military experience as well as 16 years in private industry to lead instruction on leadership, management, communication, and team development.

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