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Bachelor of Science in Technical Leadership

Prepare to be a leader in the workplace.

The undergraduate certificate in communication and leadership will help develop exceptional communicators and innovative leaders to meet the demands of complex organizations within the global community. You will develop highly-polished interpersonal and organizational skills needed to excel in the competitive corporate and non-profit environments.

This certificate is a stackable option for students who hold an associate’s or bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited technical institute, or it can serve as a stand-alone undergraduate certificate. It can be applied towards the Bachelor of Science in Technical Leadership.

You will be able to enter the technical leadership program after completing your associate's degree or technical experience and practice in the field to develop your interpersonal and managerial skills.

Bachelor of Science in Technical Leadership

Admission Requirements:

  1. Undergraduate Certificate Application
  2. ACT or SAT scores (required if under the age of 21)
  3. Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended
  4. Non-refundable application fee of $20 made payable to USD

Please note: Additional requirements exist for transfer students.

For more information about the online undergraduate certificate in communication and leadership, contact USD Online at 605-658-6200 or by e-mail at

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