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Graduate Certificate in Ethics and Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Ethics and Leadership is a certificate option for students who would benefit from UChicago graduate-level instruction and credit, but who may not be ready to pursue the full Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program.

The Graduate Certificate in Ethics and Leadership is a stand-alone certificate for students who are not ready to pursue the full Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program.

Quick Facts

  • Application required

  • Curriculum
    • 3 approved courses from the Ethics and Leadership concentration
    • Effective Writing for the Professions
  • Certificate posted to your University of Chicago transcript upon completion
  • Courses taken towards the certificate may also be applied towards the MLA degree requirements