Business Leadership, Graduate Certificate

The Business Leadership graduate certificate program consists of five 2 credit classes and focuses on both understanding and practicing the skills critical to effective performance as a leader in any organization. These skills include employing effective communication strategies; applying techniques that effectively manage group and individual dynamics; practicing and promoting innovation; and developing successful negotiation tactics to meet the organizations’ goals.

Program Highlights

  • Students completing the certificate may continue in the MBA program providing entrance requirements are met. 
  • Opportunities to network and interact with presidents, CEO’s, CFO’s in the region.
  • Opportunities to conduct research on leadership.
  • Opportunities to examine your own leadership skills and abilities.
  • Opportunities to study great leaders in history

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university 
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start June 1 May1
Spring Start November 1 October 1
Summer Start N/A N/A

 Time to Completion: 12 months


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Marilyn Fox
marilyn.fox@mnsu.edu
507-389-6496

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