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College of Extended Learning

Certificate in Leadership Studies

The Certificate in Leadership Studies is designed to advance your leadership skills within any community context–from not-for-profit agencies to business and government. You will acquire the skills for developing positive relationships between individuals, groups, and communities to initiate, influence, and achieve change. Learn more about the courses in this certificate program.

The Certificate in Leadership Studies is a required component of the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) Program. It introduces four concepts:

  • Leading Self
  • Leading Projects
  • Leading With Others
  • Leading Others

UNB students who are not in the BIS Program may also take the Certificate in Leadership Studies, or take individual courses within the certificate program as credit towards their UNB degree, with permission from their faculty.

Requirements and schedules

The certificate consists of five 3-credit hour courses, all of which are available online.

You may complete the Certificate face-to-face or online. Courses are offered on a rotation over fall/winter terms. Check the UNB course timetable for dates and times.

How to register

UNB students can register for courses through their UNB eServices. Completion of required courses for the Certificate will be noted on your transcript.

To register for a particular course, new students should contact the College of Extended Learning: 1 866 599-4646;

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