Leadership Certificate Program

Learning Leads to Impact

The Leadership Certificate Program provides students the opportunity to learn the principles of effective leadership and to acquire hands-on learning experience beyond the classroom. 

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In the leadership colloquium, students explore the principles of effective leadership and leadership theories.




Students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate at an end-of-the-year recognition ceremony and a medallion to be worn at graduation.

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To qualify for application to the Leadership Certificate Program, students must:

  • have completed at least thirty credit hours by the anticipated start of their program experience
  • hold a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • be willing and able to enroll in LEAD 2010, LEAD 2020, and LEAD 2011, during the terms of their participation
  • be willing and able to participate in leadership and professional development events and activities across the year of their participation, some of which are scheduled on evenings and on weekends
  • maintain good Academic Standing and abide by the GC Honor Code
  • submit all required application items 

No previous leadership experience is required. 

Application Deadlines

  • Returning GC Students: March 1st 
  • Transfer Students: July 31st

Returning students will be notified of their application status by March 11th. Transfer students will be notified by August 7th.

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