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Certificate of Leadership

Certificate of Leadership

As an alternative to the 30-credit-hour Master's program, students may earn a Certificate of Leadership. The 12 hours of course work consist of:

Required Courses (2)

LDRS 5320 The Craft of Leadership
LDRS 6320 Critical and Strategic Thinking or MANA 8310 Strategic Management

Elective Courses (2)

LDRS 5330 The Ethics of Leadership
LDRS 5340 Thinking in Time
LDRS 5350 Storytelling as a Mode of Thinking
LDRS 6310 Leading through Adaptive Challenges
LDRS 6360 Spiritual Leadership
BUAD 6305 The Effective Leaders
MANA 7395 Ethical Dimension of Leadership

or from Specific Content electives approved for the University’s program in Leadership – for example, ENG 5313 Thomas More, HIS 5309 American Military History, PHIL 5301 Business Ethics, POL 6381 Machiavelli, or PSY 6338 Social Psychology


Pursuing Her Vocation, Ministry Alumna Found UD

Debra Ricard, MPM ’20, already had a master’s degree when she decided to enter the master’s program at UD. With a B.A. in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s in architecture from the Catholic University of America, Ricard still did not feel she had found her vocation.

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University Community Remembers Joyful Sister, Alumna

Sister Mary Brian Bole, BA ’67, was joyful. Her joy and enthusiasm permeated everything she did, from teaching and administrating at numerous Catholic schools (including Bishop Dunne, the Highlands School and Nolan Catholic in the Dallas/Fort Worth area as well as schools in Louisiana and Mississippi), to working in the Office of Undergraduate Admission at UD, to delivering a paper at a political science convention in Hungary just a few years ago.

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