Leadership Communication Certificate


Explore an exciting new career field or refresh your background in the profession by earning a certificate from Waldorf College. The certificate programs are designed for both current and aspiring professionals. Learners may seek a certificate exclusively to advance their career-related knowledge and skills, and other learners may pursue a certificate as a stepping stone toward Waldorf’s online associate degree or bachelor’s degree programs. For students who wish to pursue a degree, the Leadership Communication certificate is designed to coordinate with either the A.A. degree or the B.S. in Organizational Leadership at Waldorf College.

Leadership Communication Certificate
Develop one of the most valuable skills for any professional: leadership communication. This skill is important for creating relationship networks, influencing and inspiring people, and collaborating effectively. Waldorf’s Leadership Communication certificate is designed for both current and aspiring leaders and offers built-in flexibility, so you can focus on aspects of leadership communication that best match your goals. Are your goals focused on leading and promoting your organization through social media, public relations, or strategies for communication during times of crisis? Are your goals focused on relationship aspects of leadership communication? Or, would you like to become a more skilled public speaker? You choose the combination of courses that fit your goals!

Estimated time to complete this certificate program is six to twelve months.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
ORG/BUS 4040 Communication Skills for Leaders 3
PSY 4510 Attitudes and Persuasion 3
Choose three courses from the following:
ORG 3800 Leadership across Generations 3
ORG/BUS 4080 Creative Thinking and Problem Solving 3
COM 1010 Graphic Core* 3
COM 1020 Digital Core* 3
COM 2040 Introduction to Public Relations 3
COM 4220 Public Relations Skills 3
COM 4360 Crisis Management 3
SPC 1010 Speech Communications 3
Grand Total:   15

* Please see course descriptions in Online Programs Catalog for hardware/software requirements.

Certificate Program Requirements

  • Completion of the certificate’s curriculum and credit requirements
  • All certificate courses must be completed at Waldorf College
  • Minimum of grade C for each course

Certificate programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.

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