Organizational Leadership Certificate

Here, you'll acquire the management and interpersonal skills to rise in your career. 

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Program Overview

Take the inside track to a management position with a certificate in Organizational Leadership. As you learn from industry-shaping faculty, you'll acquire the skills to manage people, projects, and organizational change. Each step of the way, you'll benefit from opportunities to put your newfound skills and knowledge into action. Greater leadership awaits you. 

Our School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


Program Option

Completion of this certificate with a GPA of 3.3 or higher can position you to transition into our master of business administration (MBA) program. All coursework from the certificate will transfer into the master's program.

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Admissions Information

Your application consists of two parts: a complete online application and the $35 application fee.

For admission consideration, we require you to have an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7.

We use a rolling admission format, meaning you can apply when it's convenient for you. We do recommend that you apply multiple weeks prior to the semester you'd like to begin the program; this will give us enough time to process your application.

You can start during any semester: fall, spring, or summer.

Program Highlights

Unlock your leadership skills and abilities.

Powerhouse Faculty

You'll benefit from opportunities to partner with faculty who—based on their own experience in the field—understand what it takes to lead. Their skills, knowledge, and insight will provide lasting support as you push forward in your management career. 

Network of Industry Insiders

From day one, your network will grow. You'll rub shoulders with accomplished guest speakers, driven classmates, and industry-shaping faculty as you strengthen your capacity to lead. 

Your Inside Track to Success

Your Inside Track to Success

At Widener, you'll prepare for greater leadership in a wide range of industries, organizations, and settings. Your path to a powerful career continues here.

Recent Employers & Industry Connections

  • Aramark
  • Boeing
  • Comcast
  • DuPont
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • Siemens
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Wawa

Outlook & Outcomes

Potential Careers

  • Training & development manager
  • Human resources director
  • Management analyst
  • Business development director

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Join a leading university dedicated to your success.

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To visit Widener is, more often than not, to fall in love with the place. To fit your timeline and schedule, we offer a variety of ways to get to know us.

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Financial Aid

At Widener, opportunities for financial aid extend to graduate students. Discover how Widener can help make obtaining your degree possible.

Next steps to apply

We’re glad you made the decision to apply. All applications and supplemental materials are submitted through the online application system. There is a $35 application fee to apply to Widener.

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