Strategic Leadership Graduate Certificate

Strategic Leadership
Graduate Certificate

The Strategic Leadership Certificate focuses on those leadership skills essential to effective strategic executive leadership. In an age of increasing complexity where greater demands are placed on executives to provide vision and pathways to the future, the ability to collaborate effectively, integrate technology, and adapt to an ever-changing environment are essential. Effective strategic leaders today must understand how to create a positive vision that constructively influences both the organization and those within it. 

This certificate specifically targets those who wish to either transition into or currently serve at the senior or executive level in the public or private sectors or within nonprofits and who need to better understand the context in which they will be required to develop, collaborate on and consider strategic-level decisions.

Admission Requirements

  • Student must have a completed baccalaureate degree.
  • Students that have already obtained a graduate degree will not be required to complete an entrance exam. 
  • Students with a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher will not have any additional testing or entry course requirements.
  • If the student has a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 2.75, regardless of the field of study, they will be required to complete the Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Exam. 
  • If a student has a cumulative GPA below 2.75, they will be required to submit results from either the GRE or GMAT.

Graduate Certificate program Requirements

You can also view these requirements in the UAF Catalog.

Code Title Credits
Genera University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements
Graduate Certificate Requirements
Complete the graduate certificate requirements
Strategic Leadership Program Requirements 12
Complete all of the following:  
HSEM F632 Project Management 3
HSEM F656 Strategic Leadership 3
HSEM F665 Strategic Collaboration  3
HSEM F456 Leadership in Dangerous Contexts


View the full program requirements for the Strategic Leadersip Graduate Certificate in the UAF catalog.