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Graduate School

Graduate Certificate
Interprofessional Leadership in Healthcare

Program Requirements

Regular Admission 

Applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.75 GPA on the last 60 hours of attempted coursework to be regularly admitted.

Applicants who have earned any graduate or terminal degree from a from a college or university accredited and recognized at the institutional level by the US Department of Education (USDOE) will qualify for regular admission to a master’s program provided they meet all other eligibility requirements.

Conditional Admission

Applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree with a minimum overall GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.50 on the last 60 hours of attempted coursework to be conditionally admitted.
Meet a minimum formula score of 622.6 (2.2 GPA x 283 GRE) 
With a GPA of 2.2 or higher, some candidates with 5 years of employment in a relevant field of study may qualify for a waiver of test scores in some programs.   


Frequently Asked Questions

Why consider a Graduate Certificate in Interprofessional Leadership in Healthcare?
Requiring less time and money than a master’s degree, graduate certificates are one of the fastest-growing forms of post-secondary credentials in the U. S.  In this Graduate Certificate program, students will develop their own interprofessional leadership skills in real-time applying lessons within their own setting, interacting with peers and faculty, and engaging in powerful self-discovery to develop their full leadership potential.

What is the focus of Graduate Certificate in Interprofessional Leadership in Healthcare?
The program focuses on strength-based leadership, emotion-related skills, reflective practice and evidence-based practice approaches which can open endless possibilities for interprofessional collaboration, organizational efficiency and personal growth.

How does a Graduate Certificate differ from a Graduate Degree?
When one completes a certificate program, students are completing a set curriculum designed to expand specific skill-sets.  Certificates are frequently used by individuals to demonstrate to an employer that specific new skills or expertise have been acquired.

Who can enroll in this Graduate Certificate Program?
Open to any student with a completed bachelor’s degree or higher and the Graduate School GPA requirement.

Are the certificate courses taught online?
This program is offered fully online.



Can I attend as a part-time student?
Yes. But part-time attendance will take longer to complete the certificate

How long are the semesters?
The online courses are offered in 8-week terms during the Fall and Spring semesters and 4 week terms during the summer. The flexibility of online 8 week courses is perfect for working professionals who wish to complete the program faster.

How many hours are included in this Graduate Certificate?
5 courses – a total of 15 credit hours

How long will it take to complete the Graduate Certificate?
Students can complete the program as quickly as 6 months. You may begin the program in any semester.

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Interprofessional Leadership, G.C.

Still have Questions?

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Jessica Dolecheck, Ph.D
Professor| Program Coordinator of Health Studies
College of Health Sciences

ULM Graduate School
Sandel Hall Room 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

(318) 342-1036