Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Certificate Student
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Undergraduate Certificate in Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Learn to Lead with Emotional Intelligence

Wilmington University’s 18-credit certificate in Emotional Intelligence and Leadership is designed to equip you with the qualities and skills needed to be a thoughtful and effective leader in any industry sector. Leaders who demonstrate emotional intelligence can successfully maintain the respect of peers, coworkers, and the professionals they lead. This program will empower you to leverage your social awareness to improve your leadership performance and avoid the mistakes leaders without emotional intelligence make.

Emotional intelligence skills you can use immediately

Socially aware leaders encourage coworkers to express opinions honestly and without fear of retribution. Learn how to create an honest, respectful, and comfortable environment for individuals and teams in your organization. Highly interactive coursework will develop leadership skills that you can immediately use in your career.

Customizable leadership certificate option

Core classes teach you how to use emotional intelligence to gain useful leadership skills. You’ll choose an elective course to round out the Emotional Intelligence and Leadership certificate that allows you to tailor the program to your interests or career needs. This dual-credit certificate can be easily applied towards future education endeavors to save you time and cost.

Lead change by cultivating your emotional intelligence

High emotional intelligence, and the ability to undertake corrective action, is a valuable skill that differentiates you from others looking to become leaders as well. Over coursework that covers emotional intelligence, ethics and values, and self and team management techniques, you’ll gain the crucial expertise necessary to face any challenge and even to make a meaningful impact on the culture of your workplace.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Professionals Who Would Benefit From This Program

  • Law Enforcement
  • Social Workers
  • Teachers
  • Medical Personnel


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