Graduate Certificate in Change Leadership


AVAILABLE: Online | Mixed Mode
REQUIRED CREDITS: 18
LOCATIONS and START DATES: Online: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer | Renton, WA: Fall


Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Change Leadership from City University of Seattle can stand alone as a post-graduate certificate or you can add a shorter version as an emphasis to any of our School of Management master's degree programs. The18 credit certificate program provides business leaders with the skills they need to lead with integrity and authenticity in quickly-changing business environments. CityU's change leadership certificate program will help you apply the following skills to your career:
  • strategic processes to attain goals within your organization
  • communication that supports internal and external stakeholders
  • leadership models that help you navigate corporate politics and build trust
  • coaching theories and models that positively impact your leadership effectiveness
  • leadership strategies to navigate organizational change in diversity and culture

Flexible, Online Learning Options

CityU's Certificate in Change Leadership program is available fully online and can be completed in as little as 3 quarters. When added as an emphasis to our M.B.A. program, it adds only four courses to your program. Learn more about our Graduate Certificate in Change Leadership by contacting a CityU advisor today.

Where CityU Can Take You

Whether you enroll in the program to become equipped for changes your organization is already facing or plan to use your certificate to step into a more formal leadership position, you will graduate prepared to succeed in a variety of roles. Becoming certified in change leadership will give you an advantage when seeking the following roles in particular:
  • change management officer
  • head of risk and audit
  • service development manager
  • performance and delivery manager
  • leadership and organizational behavior specialist

Get Started Today!

All you need to apply to CityU's graduate-level change leadership certificate program is a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Learn how to enhance your career with a Graduate Certificate in Change Leadership by contacting an advisor today.



As of July 1, 2011, the US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose specific information for any financial aid eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." City University offers a number of undergraduate and graduate certificates that lead to gainful employment. Information for each certificate program for the latest reporting year is available here.
Content Area (18)
MAL 505
MAL 515
MAL 525
MAL 535
MAL 545
MAL 550