Certificate in Ethical Leadership

Effective leadership is vital to organizational success and employee satisfaction. Considering this, it is not surprising that the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) consistently lists leadership as a top attribute that employers are seeking. Not only can developing your leadership skills enhance your opportunities, but it can also create valuable tools for you to use right now! You will be able to expand your emotional intelligence, articulate a moral code, and build ethically grounded leadership skills enhancing successful leadership in any setting. 

Certificate Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate awareness of the roles emotional intelligence and empathy play in effective leadership.
  • Demonstrate enhanced communication, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of leadership styles, ethical principles, and core values.
  • Apply ethical decision-making to real world settings.

Certificate Requirements 

Students must successfully complete both courses listed below. Credit-seeking students must also earn at least a 2.0 in each certificate course.

Required Courses

  • IDS 220: Emotional Intelligence (3 credits or non-credit).
  • IDS 320: Ethical Leadership (3 credits or non-credit).

Contact Information

For more information on this certificate, please contact Danielle Fagen