The Graduate Certificate in Leading Organizational Change explores the realm of organizational change in a series of three courses that cover topics including organizational change itself, structure, and dynamics and also the topics of influence and persuasion. The total Certificate is 9 credit-hours.
Admission requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Leading Organizational Change mirror those of the Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) in Leadership and Organizational Administration with Strategic Leadership concentration at Austin Peay State University:
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
- Bachelor's degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution
- Choose ONE of the following:
- Portfolio - Applicants may submit a portfolio in lieu of the GRE. The portfolio must include a current resume, a personal essay detailing the reasons for wanting to enter the M.P.S. program and discussing how the program will help the applicant achieve personal and professional goals, and two letters of professional and/or academic reference. Applicants must upload or submit the portfolio to the Office of Graduate Admissions. OR
- Minimum GRE revised General Test scores of: Verbal - 143, Quantitative - 150, and Analytical Writing - 4.0.
What opportunities are available with this degree?
The Graduate Certificate in Leading Organizational Change serves a variety of students wanting to explore the topic of organizational change in terms of the challenges that leaders face. In particular, this program may appeal to these types of students:
- Enhances credentials in Leadership Realm
- Credentials are applicable to the Leadership and Organizational Administration Master's degree
- Advanced studies without committing to a full Masters program
- Specific content for your professional needs