Service and Leadership Certificate

* This certificate is available to any Latter-day Saint returned missionary who served at least 12 months and received an honorable release.


Certificate (Federal aid eligible if certificate is combined with Associate of Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degree, or Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Not eligible for federal aid as a stand-alone certificate.)

Service and Leadership Certificate Overview

This certificate is designed to leverage professional skills acquired during missionary service and apply them to business settings. Upon completion of a returned missionary portfolio documenting these skills, students will be granted 8 credits for prior learning experience. Students will then enroll in two courses in which they refine their service and leadership skills for the marketplace.

Program Outcomes

  1. Validate marketable skills developed as a missionary
  2. Communicate marketable skills to improve employment opportunities
  3. Develop additional service and leadership skills by building on skills developed as a missionary

Required Courses and Sequence

BUS 480 Professional Leadership and Service Portfolio, 1 credit – leads to 8 credits of prior learning
SS 160 Leadership and Human Behavior, 3 credits
BUS 402 Organizational Behavior in a Global Context, 3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 15

Graduation Requirements

Grade of C or better in all program-specific courses is required.