The Certificate in Leadership & Human Relations is open to all majors at Boise State University. Getting started is easy. Just sign up for one of our courses and prepare yourself to learn the perspectives and skills that will benefit you in any field of study. The certificate program is 16 upper division credits taught by dedicated instructors with both academic and real-world experience. Our classes are intentionally smaller, diverse, and highly interactive. Add the certificate in Leadership & Human Relations to your major today—and bring out your leadership qualities.
The Certificate in Leadership and Human Relations is a 16 credit interdisciplinary and experiential program open to all Boise State University undergraduate students. The purpose of the program is to investigate ideas that promote an understanding of leadership, and use those ideas to develop innovative, high integrity leaders who change the world.
Integrating the fields of leadership and personal development, the certificate program approaches leadership from the inside out. Through dynamic experiences and projects, students will be better equipped for leadership in multiple contexts, and in a changing world.
Employers say they’re seeking the following competencies in potential employees: Work ethic, teamwork, initiative, flexibility, interpersonal skills, problem solving, sense of humor, detail orientation, organizational skills, self-confidence, and tact (NACE).
93% of employers suggest that critical thinking, communication and problem solving are more important to them than is a particular undergraduate major (Association of American Colleges and Universities).
According to a recent research report from Boise State University’s Career Center, Employer Feedback On Talent Needs, local employers identified the following abilities as Critical Skills to Initial
Success in the Workplace: perform with integrity, solve problems, manage time and priorities, take the initiative, think critically, analyze, evaluate, and interpret information, contribute to a team, effectively communicate orally, build and sustain working professional relationships. For more information follow this link.