Global Leadership Certificate

The Global Leadership Certificate is designed to increase student knowledge and involvement in international affairs,
while providing a means for them to hone their leadership skills.

Student-centered and with a focus on experiential learning, the Certificate provides high school students from diverse
communities with opportunities to participate in project-based global learning activities in a highly collaborative space.

Click here to see a brief overview of our Certificate program.

Program Requirements

Students are required to complete a range of globally-focused experiences, which include the following:

–  Dynamic Global Studies course via an online learning community
–  Innovative activities to connect with experts and peers
–  Completion of a globally-focused service learning project

Students can also become eligible for global experiential learning opportunities based in
Washington, D.C. and around the world.

Our Framework

The Certificate program is grounded in global competency research conducted by Harvard University
and the Asia Society.

Year-round student learning is categorized into these four areas:

  • Investigate the World
  • Communicate Ideas
  • Recognize Diverse Perspectives
  • Bring Awareness to Action

Want to learn more?
Please contact Kathleen Newell, Education Program Manager, at or 412-281-7973.

Ready to enroll? Register here!