Strategic Leadership Certificate

Learn the leadership skills essential to effective strategic executive leadership

In an age of increasing complexity where greater demands are placed on executives to provide vision and pathways to the future, the ability to collaborate effectively, integrate technology, and adapt to an ever-changing environment are essential. Effective strategic leaders today must understand how to create a positive vision that constructively influences both the organization and those within it.

Who Is the Online Graduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership Designed For?

This certificate is for professionals who want to transition into or are currently serving at the senior or executive level in the public or private sectors or within nonprofits. Learn to better understand the context in which you will be required to develop, collaborate on and consider strategic-level decisions.

What Will You Be Able to Take Back to Your Workplace?

The online graduate certificate in strategic leadership will help you build the skills and knowledge for working at the executive level, where strategic perspectives are key to decision making. Upon completion, you will:

  • better understand the strategic landscape of your profession
  • strengthen your ability to communicate and influence
  • anticipate and account for challenges and opportunities
  • decide and act in the long-term interests of your organization

Why Earn Your Online Certificate in Strategic Leadership at UAF?

  • Learn from top business experts at UAF’s world-renowned College of Business and Security Management.
  • Earn your certificate in a program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
  • You’ll have the option of applying for the Master of Security and Disaster Management or the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and rolling these 12 certificate credits into a master’s degree!

Degree Type

  • Graduate Certificate


  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Online/On Campus Combo

Accredited by

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

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Online Classes at UAF

At UAF, online courses typically do not have set meeting times but do have weekly deadlines. While there are some standard practices, each course is designed by the instructor to best teach the material. Most courses run the full length of the 16-week semester.