Using design thinking and other relevant strategies, this certificate will provide you with knowledge, skills, and experiences in a wide range of professional, volunteer, and public settings. Students from any major or minor can complete this certificate!

  Face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses available

Is this Certificate a Good Fit for Me?

  • Do you want to make an impact in your community?
  • Are you a current UVU employee and want to complete this certificate for professional development?
  • Are you a working professional wanting to gain additional skills to make yourself marketable?
  • Would you like to speak with somebody about this certificate?

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Certificate Process

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  1. No application required for acceptance into the certificate program!
  2. Start by enrolling in SLSS 1200 or 120H: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (or the next course on the list).  Note: 120H is available to any interested student!
  3. Finish the certificate in 2 or more semesters at your own pace.



Graduation Requirements

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  1. Complete 16 credits of course work (see 5 leadership certificate courses above). 
  2. Earn a minimum 2.5 GPA in all certificate course work with no grades lower than a C-.
  3. Residency hours - minimum of 4 credits required through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Apply for graduation with the leadership certificate after you've completed steps 1-3.  Note: You may apply to graduate with the leadership certificate once you’ve completed all the requirements, but no later than when you apply for graduation with your degree.

Graduation Application
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