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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Management and Leadership can help equip you to take on business management positions with excellence and integrity. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ, and our certificate program emphasizes an ethical, biblical approach to leadership.

All companies rely on effective leadership in order to grow and thrive – and with this management and leadership certificate, you can develop the strategic, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills needed to help teams accomplish important goals. Whether you want to handle human resources management, project management, or some other aspect of business leadership, this program offers the opportunity for you to hone your skills in the specific area that interests you.

As a student in the management and leadership graduate certificate program, you’ll be able to select an area of study in one of the following subjects: business administration, executive leadership, human resources, or project management. That way, you can gain specialized knowledge in a unique aspect of business. The skills you gain may serve you well as you pursue a new career or seek to grow in your current position. Additionally, the courses in this certificate can provide a solid foundation for later pursuing a full master’s degree.

At Liberty, we’ll help you keep up with the latest trends in business so you can get ahead of the competition. Partner with us and learn how to lead your company to success while fostering a positive work environment for your employees.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

If you want to expand your skill set, gain additional credentials, or seek positions of higher responsibility, our online certificate in leadership is a great option. You can complete this program at only 12 credit hours. Additionally, with courses taught from a biblical worldview, you can learn how to integrate ethical standards with industry best practices – enabling you to stand out as a person of integrity in the workplace.

As a pioneer in distance learning, we’ve designed this graduate certificate to blend high-quality academics with 100% online courses. You can further your education without uprooting your personal and professional life. The best part? Our classes have no set login times – which means you can complete your coursework wherever and whenever it’s most convenient for you!

What sets Liberty apart from other schools that have graduate certificate programs? We offer affordable tuition rates, flexibility, and top-notch instruction from professors who have years of real-world business experience. Maybe you’re looking to advance your career, or perhaps you plan to eventually pursue a master’s degree. Either way, Liberty University’s Graduate Certificate in Management and Leadership can help you achieve your goals.

To start off, you will complete a course that covers multiple core aspects of business. The foundation laid by this course can help you in your career and in your future academic endeavors if you later pursue a master’s degree. This course can help you demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business ethics
  • Business finance
  • Business integration and strategic management
  • Global dimensions of business
  • Information management systems
  • Legal environment of business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative techniques/statistics

From there, you’ll select an area of study in the particular area of business leadership that most interests you. You’ll be able to choose from business administration, executive leadership, human resources, and project management.

What sets each area of study apart? You can study important business theories and practices with the business administration track. Alternatively, you can learn how to manage employees and develop strategic plans for achieving company goals with the executive leadership area of study.

The human resource track can help you understand the hiring, administration, and training processes that form the foundation of every company. Lastly, with the project management area of study, you can become equipped to handle important aspects of achieving project goals – such as scope, time, and budget.

No matter which area of study you select, you can be confident that you’re getting the training you need to prepare for the next step in your career.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.