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Ferris Statewide and Online Leadership and Supervision

Leadership & Supervision Certificate

Become a Leader

The Leadership and Supervision certificate is designed to educate students on effective strategies and tools for managing real-world issues. You will encounter challenges generated in a variety of complex work environments. Diverse organizational situations will be used when applying theory to specific situations. Creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration skills will be nurtured to ensure that objectives are efficiently, effectively, and ethically achieved. A practical, action learning approach is incorporated to further professional development.

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Work on your classes when and where it works for you with the flexibility and convenience of online classes. You also have the option to complete this program in-person at one of our Statewide locations or at our main campus in Big Rapids. With online resources, a local team of dedicated staff or the traditional college experience, we're here to help you each step of the way.

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Certificate Program Features

  •  Core Classes
    • Managerial Leadership
    • Lean Service Enterprise and Leadership

    Choose 2 of 8:

    • Applied Management
    • Team Dynamics and Organizational Behavior
    • Quality and Operations Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Negotiations
    • Lean Culture and Skills Development
    • Cases on Strategy and Workforce Trends
    • Management Internship

    Some of these courses may have prerequisites that must be met prior to enrollment. For additional information, check out the catalog.

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Leadership and Supervision program, you must have the following:

New Student Admission Requirements

  • Applicant should show proof of high school graduation with a 2.35 GPA (on a 4.00 scale). If it is determined by the College of Business Dean’s Office/Student Academic Affairs that regular program admission criteria should be met in order to complete the certificate successfully and be a contributing member of the course, all college transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions Office. Once admitted, an advisor will be assigned by the College of Business in the certificate program.
  • Dual enrolled/concurrent students must complete their high school degree, provide transcript, before the certificate will be granted from Ferris State University.
  • Students wishing to pursue a bachelor’s or associate degree must meet the admission criteria for the program. This criteria review is initiated when the “Program Change Form” request is processed through the College of Business Dean’s Office/Student Academic Affairs.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • Applicant should show proof of high school graduation with a 2.35 GPA (on a 4.00 scale). If it is determined by the College of Business Dean’s Office/Student Academic Affairs that regular program admission criteria should be met in order to complete the certificate successfully and be a contributing member of the course, all college transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions Office. Once admitted, an advisor will be assigned by the College of Business in the certificate program.
  • Dual enrolled/concurrent students must complete their high school degree, provide transcript, before the certificate will be granted from Ferris State University.
  • Students wishing to pursue a bachelor’s or associate degree must meet the admission criteria for the program. This criteria review is initiated when the “Program Change Form” request is processed through the College of Business Dean’s Office/Student Academic Affairs.

For additional information or questions, contact an advisor for all of the details.

 

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