Science Management and Leadership

Volume 1: 2022.2023

Effective 1 June 2022 through 31 May 2023

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Graduate Certificate
12 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the College of Science and Health and is only available online.

For information on the general requirements for a certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures under the Academic Policies section of this catalog.

Program Description

The certificate program in science management and leadership is designed for professional scientists and engineers who are advancing in their career in management and leadership roles. The program aims to provide these professionals with competencies in project management, leadership, regulatory affairs, intellectual property and marketing.

Students may pursue the certificate by itself or integrate their certificate studies with their MS degree program. Students enrolled in the MS in science management and leadership are not eligible to receive the science management and leadership certificate.


The 12 credit hours required for the graduate certificate in science management and leadership include the following courses:

  • SCML 5700 Marketing and Comparative Analysis for Science Management and Leadership (3 hours)
  • SCML 5800 Project Management (3 hours)
  • SCML 5850 Regulatory and Qualitative Affairs for Science Management and Leadership (3 hours)
  • PATA 5120 Foundations in Intellectual Property Law (3 hours)


See the Admission section of this catalog for general admission requirements. Students interested in applying must submit their application online at Transcripts should be sent from your institution electronically to If this service is not available, send transcripts to:

Office of Admission
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119