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Graduate Certificates in Leadership in the Human Services

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2024 Terms

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Curriculum Plan

Fall 2023:

  • SOWK 649: Advocacy and Diplomacy
  • SOWK 647: Transformational Leadership and Supervision in Human Services


Winter 2024:

  • SOWK 648: Innovation and Establishing Credibility
  • SOWK 643: Organizational Structures and Management

Credential Earned

You will be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Leadership in the Human Services after successful completion.


Your certificate consists of four integrated courses (12 units) completed over the fall and winter semesters (8 months). You must adhere to the prescribed sequence of courses.

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