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College of Agriculture

Leadership Development Certificate Program

The Leadership Development Certificate Program is structured to provide students with experience and growth in leadership. Each student, with the guidance and assistance of a leadership coach, will develop his or her own individual leadership learning experience that meets the program's specific requirements.

A student leadership development plan will focus on (1) personal leadership; (2) interpersonal leadership; (3) group and organizational leadership; and (4) community leadership.

Individuals who successfully complete the program will be awarded a Leadership Development Certificate and will have the Leadership Development Certificate Program concentration recorded on their transcript.

Following are admissions criteria for the program:

  • Prior to entering the program, the student must complete a minimum of 30 graded credits toward his/her academic major at a post-secondary institution.
  • The student must begin the program at least four semesters prior to graduation.
  • The student must be in good academic standing when beginning the program and remain in good academic standing to continue in the program.

Additional details regarding program policies, requirements and operations may be obtained at www.ag.purdue.edu/oap.