Executive Leadership and Organizational Development

Graduate Certificate

You'll acquire the skills needed to handle complex challenges leaders face in increasingly globalized environments. Coursework equips you with an understanding of how interpersonal, cultural, systemic, and international issues affect the current business climate. 

At a Glance

How many courses?


Four courses—all required.

How much will it cost?


$11,760 based on completing all courses during the 2021–2022 Academic Year.

Flexible scheduling


Fully online certificate

Curriculum

Course Number Course Title
ADGR 8015 Business Strategy
ADGR 8030 Talent Management
ADGR 8046 Organization Theory and Design
ADGR 8010 Leader as Change Agent
"My certificate classes at Woods were robust, vibrant, and applicable. They've developed my understanding of both strategic planning with a visionary spirit and action implementation with a concrete grounding in resources and contexts. I've gained valuable knowledge and confidence as I go forward in my career."
Camille Fitzpatrick Markey, Certificate in Executive Leadership and Organizational Development, '20

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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Deadlines

Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application

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While online submission is preferred, if you need to mail materials, please send to:

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

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: There is no application fee.

Résumé

Optional

Letter of Recommendation

Submitted with application.

Please note: Letters of recommendations should be provided by Professional or Academic recommenders.