Program overview

The Management and Leadership Certificate program prepares students to take charge in the workplace and be well-informed leaders. It is open to undergraduate students in any major as well as working professionals. Current Rider business students may count the certificate courses as part of their degree requirements. The program covers leadership and management theories and concepts while also giving students the opportunity to apply concepts learned through group exercises, role plays, self-reflection essays, case studies and more.

By the numbers

Management and leadership skills are highly sought after by employers in all industries. Students who complete this program will have an advantage in their job search.

*sources LinkedIn and Zippia


After communication, leadership is one of top skills employers look for in candidates (LinkedIn, 2023)*


of organizations believe it’s important to develop leaders at every level of the company (Zippia, 2023)*


credits to program completion

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Program requirements

Rider's 12-credit certificate consists of four required courses (MGT 201, MGT 320, MGT 355, and MGT 363). MGT 201 may be waived for students who have completed the course (or similar) or have relevant work experience.

Financial aid resources

Learn more about financial aid, tuition and the various options we offer to make your college education affordable.


Hee Young Kim

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Department of Management

Sweigart Hall

kimmgt [at]


Academic Focus: Human Resource Management, Management

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