Full-time or part-time, Boston campus
There are three entry terms each year in January, May, and September
12-15 credits. The minimum required number of credits to earn your certificate is 12, however many students select to take an additional elective in order to broaden their expertise.
Courses are primarily offered Monday–Thursday during the evening. Students may take one course online. International students must complete all of their classes on campus.
Time to Complete
The Graduate Certificate in Leading People & Organizations may be completed over the course of just two semesters, or spread out over as long as three years. The length of the program will depend on your course selections.
International applicants who are not native English speakers must demonstrate English language proficiency. You may demonstrate this in one of two ways: submit your test score from TOEFL iBT, IELTS, or PTE academic; or complete an intake interview.
Average Class Size
F-1 visa compliant?
Yes, full-time study is compliant with F-1 visa requirements. Part-time study is not compliant.
Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
CPT is not offered at this time.
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
Yes. International students on an F-1 visa that study on our Boston campus for one year may become eligible to work in the U.S. for up to 12 months after completing their program.
Part-time study is not eligible for OPT.
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