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Certified Student Leader Program

Certified Student Leader Program

The Certified Student Leader program at West Virginia University is a co-curricular certification opportunity available to all students interested in enhancing their leadership skills, knowledge, and applications by participation in a variety of leadership and service offerings at the university. The program is self-paced and students may join at any point during their collegiate career. Workshops are sponsored by Student Engagement and Leadership in collaboration with many campus departments to provide a diverse array of opportunities for students to develop leadership experience. Students who complete the program and are in good academic standing will receive a certificate of completion.

Certified Student Leader Program Requirements:

  • Take CliftonStrengths Finder assessment
  • 12 leadership training workshops
  • 1 Leadership Course offered by WVU or hold WVU student organization leadership role
  • 40 hours of community service
  • 4 multicultural programs
  • 2 career programs
  • Leadership portfolio

Interested in learning more? Complete the Certified Student Leader Program Interest Form on WVUEngage.

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