The Leadership Studies program consists of both a minor and certificate program. Interested students must first apply to be accepted into the minor or certificate based on the eligibility guidelines that can be found here.  Consideration of applications occurs once a semester.  Additionally, no more than six credits from a student's minor or certificate program can also be applied to a student's major, and no more than six credits may be taken at an institution other than the University of Maryland, College Park. No course with an earned grade below C- may count towards the minor or certificate.

Minor Requirements (18 Credits for students admitted Fall 2015 and Prior)

Required Courses:

  • HESI 217 - Introduction to Leadership (3 credits)
  • HESI 315 - Leadership in Groups and Organizations (3 credits) 
  • HESI 318 - Applied Contextual Leadership OR HESI 418 - Special Topics in Leadership (3 credits)
  • HESI  417 - Advanced Leadership Seminar (3 credits) 
  • Two elective course, from a pre-approved elective list found online (total 6 credits) 

Minor Requirements (15 credits for student admitted Spring 2015 and after)

Required Courses:

  • HESI  217 - Introduction to Leadership (3 credits)
  • HESI  315 - Leadership in Groups and Organizations (3 credits)
  • HESI  318 - Applied Contextual Leadership OR HESI 418 - Special Topics in Leadership (3 credits)
  • HESI  417 - Advanced Leadership Seminar (3 credits)
  • ONE elective course, from a pre-approved elective list found online (total 3 credits)

Certificate Requirements (21 Credits starting Fall 2015)

Required Courses:

  • HESI  217 - Introduction to Leadership (3 credits)
  • HESI 315 - Leadership in Groups and Organizations (3 credits)
  • HESI  318 - Applied Contextual Leadership OR HESI 418 - Special Topics in Leadership (3 credits)
  • HESI  417 - Advanced Leadership Seminar (3 credits)
  • HESI  320 – Social Action Seminar (2 credits)
  • HESI  321 – Advanced Social Action Seminar (1 credit)
  • TWO elective course, from a pre-approved elective list found online (total 6 credits)

 

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Spring 2017 Application

  • OPEN: February 6th at 8:00 a.m. through February 26th at 11:59 p.m.

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