Organizational Management, Certificate

Program Director: Tianning Li, Ph.D.; 301-696-3688

The Certificate in Organizational Management is designed to prepare individuals to manage organizations in modern society by providing them with the knowledge, skills and competencies required to assume leadership positions. The certificate program covers important topics such as leadership, communication, change management, negotiation, corporate social responsibility, and human resource management.

Application Requirements

Students applying for the Organizational Management Certificate program must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Applicants should submit an official transcript from the institution where their highest degree was conferred. In addition, students must complete a Statement of Intent of at most 250 words that describes their background experience and future goals. Students who apply and are accepted into the MBA program while pursuing their Organizational Management Certificate may apply all certificate coursework towards their MBA degree.


Requirements for the Certificate:

Students must complete five three-credit courses for a total of fifteen credits. Successful completion requires a student to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00. The following courses comprise the certificate:


MGMT 551Management Theory


MGMT 560Leadership & Organizational Behavior


MGMT 567Organizational Sustainability


MGMT 582Negotiation & Conflict Resolution


MGMT 585Human Resource Management