Leadership Theory and Practice

This 18-credit, 6-course certificate is designed for individuals who would like to increase their leadership skills. There are differences between managers and leaders, and this course of study looks at the attributes of leaders, different theories that can be used, and how leaders can vary their style based on the situation at hand.

Choose six courses from the following:

  • MADS 6600 Theory and Practice of Administration [National Guard Bureau Approved Online Course]
  • MADS 6618 Leadership Plus [National Guard Bureau Approved Online Course]
  • MADS 6640 Leading in Times of Crisis
  • MADS 6675 Optimum Leadership
  • MADS 6676 Perspectives on Leadership from Film
  • MADS 6717 Special Topics: Leading Out of the Mainstream
  • MADS 6731 Executive Communication as a Leadership Tool

For more information about graduate certificates and the Master of Administrative Science program, please contact:

Lorraine S. Nienstedt
Associate Director,
School of Administrative Science
Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies
201-692-7172 or 7171(Voice)
201-692-7179 (Fax)
Email: niensted@fdu.edu


International students please contact:

New Jersey, USA FDU campus,
Office of International Admission
Tel:1-201-692-2513
Email: global@fdu.edu

Vancouver, Canada FDU campus
Admissions Office
Tel:1-877-338-8002 Toll Free (U.S. and Canada)
Email: vancouver@fdu.edu, vancouver-admissions@fdu.edu