Gender & Leadership
Undergraduate Certificate in Gender and Leadership
Why Pursue This Program
The online Gender and Leadership, undergraduate certificate program is designed for students who want to learn about the topic, develop themselves as gender-aware leaders and apply their knowledge in a variety of business, non-profit, and community organizations.
Students pursuing degrees in a variety of majors, from business to women's and gender studies, as well as nontraditional students, will benefit from the online Gender and Leadership, Undergraduate Certificates topical focus and emphasis on the application of ideas. The core courses for this certificate are service-learning courses; students will engage with course material, instructor and classmates online and with service learning in their own locations.
The Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) program offers students ways to learn and discover within themselves authenticity and transparency, via an interdisciplinary and critical awareness while utilizing a dialectical approach that is both present-oriented and visionary. The program employs the tools of different disciplines, including communication, arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and history. Graduating students are prepared for many opportunities beyond graduation including non-profit organizations, small businesses, the local arts community and counseling.
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.