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Organizational Administration Certificate

Become a better organizational leader!

Businesses are looking for leaders to build strong foundations for their organizations. An Organizational Administration certificate builds on the talents of individuals, preparing them to manage an organization.

Students who complete the certificate will learn how to manage employees and effectively write and communicate with colleagues.

Certificate Curriculum

Core Courses (4 courses)

The core Organizational Administration courses focus on building leadership skills and gaining an understanding of how organizations work. Students are required to complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to Liberal Studies
  • Writing with Purpose
  • Managing People at Work
  • Introduction to Organizational Administration

Elective Courses (2 courses)

Students select the remaining two courses from a list of available options. Select a topic that is most interesting to you, or choose an area that you want to improve. Students select two courses from this list:

  • Web of the Future
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Ethnicity and Demography in Wisconsin
  • Business and Professional Speaking
  • Ethics and Decisions in Organizations
  • Organizational Communication
  • Project Planning and Implementation

Admission Requirements

There are no admission requirements for students who wish to enroll in the Organizational Administration certificate. Students can apply to the program by submitting the following application materials:

  1. Official transcripts for any previous college-level coursework
  2. completed Application Form
  3. Application fee

You can mail your official transcripts to us at:

     Admissions Office
     University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
     PO Box 2423
     Oshkosh, WI 54901-2423

Prior to submitting the online application, we encourage you to connect with an advisor for the Organizational Administration certificate program. Call (920) 424-0234 or email

More Information

If you’re interested in this program or would like to know more, please contact UW Oshkosh at (920) 424-0234 or toll free at (800) 633-1442. You can also request information by completing this online form.


Laurie Ahrens
(920) 424-4474