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Annual Course Schedule - Leadership

This 18-credit graduate certificate can be completed in 12 months by enrolling in 2 courses per term. Classes are typically scheduled as follows. Please note that SCPS may cancel, modify, or make substitutions as deemed necessary in any given semester, which may affect the length of time to complete the certificate. 

Students with PMI® certifications can earn up to 45 PDUs per course. PSPM and PSLP courses are eligible. UVA is a registered education provider with PMI. PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. 

Fall Term
PSLP 5300 Foundations of Leadership (required)
PSLP 5320 Organizational Leadership (required)
PSPA 5040 Ethics (elective)
PSPM 5030 Introduction to Project Management (elective)
PSPM 5230 Leadership and Managing the Project Team (elective)

Spring Term
PSLP 5330 Communication & Team Development (required)
PSLP 5340 Financial Management for Leaders (required)
PSLP 5350 Understanding Technology Operations (elective)
PSPM 5030 Introduction to Project Management (elective)

Summer Term
PSLP 5310 Strategic Leadership (elective)
PSPM 5030 Introduction to Project Management (elective)

Browse this semester's course offerings or use the SIS Class Search to find classes offered this semester. If you need assistance using the SIS Class Search, instructions are available here.


* 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.

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John McCarthy


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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