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  • Curriculum

    The Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Change is awarded for successful completion of six courses — four required and two electives, a total of 18 credits. Students benefit from our experienced faculty of scholars and practitioners, peer-to-peer collaboration, and a curriculum that reflects current theory and practice. The program can be completed in as little as two semesters of full-time study or in a year and a half of part-time study.

    Students are advised to refer to the current New School Academic Catalog for degree completion requirements and to confirm their progress in satisfying those requirements with their advisors.

    Courses

    Credits

    NMGM 5003 Foundations of Organizational Change3

    NMGM 5008 Why Leadership Matters: Power or Potential (offered fall term only)

    3

    NMGM 6020 The Science and Art of Leadership Development (offered spring term only)

    3

    NMGM 6007 Leading Change Practicum (offered spring term only)

    3
    Two electives from the Change Competencies, Leadership Applications, and Applied Context course offerings6
    Total18

    Eligibility Requirements

    Students in this program have a variety of educational backgrounds and work experience. The only prerequisite is a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Students enrolled in relevant master's degree programs at The New School may concurrently pursue a graduate certificate. Interested students should contact the Director of Student Affairs at the Milano School for advising. 
  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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