Why earn a Leadership Certificate? Students share their stories

We live in a world of change and trial—a world tightly interconnected yet far from unified. So how will we tackle the challenges of our time? The answers do not lie in divisiveness or long-winded rhetoric. Instead, we need truly great leaders.

The Gettysburg College Leadership Certificate is a customizable yearlong program designed for any student—regardless of class year or major—to grow into a leader of action and integrity through the guidance of a personal leadership coach.

Does it work? Scroll below to hear from former student participants.

Leadership Certificate: Listening

Leadership Certificate: Keep Learning

Leadership Certificate: Finding confidence

Leadership Certificate: Communication

In 2016, 178 students participated in the Leadership Certificate, representing 28 majors. The students were partnered with 78 trained leadership coaches—a team of faculty, administrators, and staff from across the campus community. Learn more about the Gettysburg College Leadership Certificate process.