Apr 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

Individualized Specialization in Leadership Graduate Certificate

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Program Information

This certificate is designed for individuals admitted to the MS Leadership degree, who want to design their individualized specialization or choose from any one of the existing concentrations available through the Ageno School of Business. Students will work closely with advisors and faculty to ensure that they take the courses most relevant to their field of interest and that any individualized specializations include relevant courses.

Student must choose from an already existing concentration or four individualized courses to create specialization of interest. Must take all prerequisites if required for a selected course.

Graduate Certificate/Credential Proficiencies

Business Proficiency Requirement

Students admitted to this program are required to possess an understanding of U.S. business practices equivalent to BUS 201 Economic and Regulatory Essentials of U.S. Business . Completion of an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited university automatically fulfills this requirement. Those with at least two years of full-time professional work experience in the United States also automatically satisfy this requirement.  The dean or program director may waive this requirement after determining the students possesses the requisite knowledge.

This requirement must be completed in your first term, and you must have completed this requirement no later than your first nine units at GGU. A grade of “C-” or better is required for BUS 201 Economic and Regulatory Essentials of U.S. Business . However, graduate students must maintain a 3.00 “B” cumulative grade point average to remain in good standing.

Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement

Students admitted to this graduate certificate program must meet the graduate writing proficiency requirement within their first term in the program by successfully passing the Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam or by completing ENGL 201 Graduate Writing  with a grade of “B” or better. See Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement  for more information.

Required Courses - 12 units

Any 300 to 400 level course from an approved concentration or individualized specialization with approval of appropriate academic Program Director. Excludes core LEAD courses.

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