Certificate inLeadership


Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered in the Twin Cities


Enrollment (1,400 on-campus undergraduates)


average number of student events per week

10 minutes

travel time to downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul


the year Concordia was founded

Program Overview
Credit Hours: 12

This online Leadership certificate prepares you to advance in your leadership roles. Completion of this certificate is an ideal way to update a previously completed program or to enter a new program.

Career opportunities are many as every type of industry requires professionals skilled in leadership. Careers in the production industry to sales and marketing, to financial services are all possibilities after completing this certificate.

The coursework is more self-directed and less collaborative than cohort or other online classes. There are three (3) asynchronous seven (7) week classes in the certificate. Asynchronous classes entail students reading the text and doing assignments, completing discussion boards and possibly optional chats.

These classes are writing intensive and are intended for students who are familiar with online learning and can maintain their own schedule without regular lectures or meeting times to keep them on task.

Classes cannot be audited or taken for noncredit.