Executive Leadership and Organizational Development

Graduate Certificate

What goes into successful leadership and organizations? This program provides you with skills to handle the complex challenges of leading organizations in increasingly globalized environments. Coursework equips you with an understanding of how interpersonal, cultural, systemic, and international issues affect business.

This four-course graduate certificate can be completed in as few as eight months.   

Required courses:

  • Organization Theory & Design
  • Talent Management
  • Leader as Change Agent
  • Business Strategy

Quick Facts




Total Tuition

Application Information


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Please mail application materials to:

Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application

Academic transcripts

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university (minimum GPA 3.0)

Applicants whose undergraduate GPA falls below 3.0 will be considered for admission. Applications will be considered in light of other factors, including letters of reference and personal statement.  

Personal Statement

To be uploaded to your online Application Form.

In 500-750 words, describe your academic and professional goals, any experience relevant to this program, and your future plans, expectations, and aspirations.

Application Fee

Application fee: $45

  • Check or money order payable to Boston College.
  • Please do not send cash.



Letter of Recommendation

Submitted with application.