Leadership Development Employment Concentration

The Leadership Development Employment Concentration Certificate is a 12 unit certificate for MSJC students interested in further developing their leadership, people management, and communication skills. Completion of this ECC helps students to obtain practical tools for effective decision making, discover strengths, enhance student capacity to lead ethically and effectively, and obtain practical knowledge of professionalism. The Leadership Development ECC recipients are recognized at the end of the year Student Recognition Celebration (with many other leaders and student organization).


Design Your Future!

Begin by exploring MSJC program maps to find career or transfer opportunities.  Program maps show the recommended course sequence that leads to graduation or transfer. The maps were developed by program experts to give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.    

  • Starting in Spring? Choose Fall Semester 1 courses.   
  • Are you a part-time student?  Start Fall Semester 1 courses and follow the course sequence.
Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
LEAD-500 Leadership Development (formerly LEAD-101) 3
LEAD-501 Advanced Leadership Skills (formerly LEAD-102) 3
COMM-100 Public Speaking 3
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
 Total Units13
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
LEAD-500Leadership Development (formerly LEAD-101)3
LEAD-501Advanced Leadership Skills (formerly LEAD-102)3
COMM-100Public Speaking3
or COMM-100H Honors Public Speaking
Elective Courses
Select one of the following:3
Special Projects: Special Topics in Leadership (formerly SGA-299)
College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition)
Honors College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition)
Total Units12

Discover information about careers that interest you!

  1. Take a Career Quiz to learn about yourself and receive career suggestions based on your interests. 
  2. Search available in-demand jobs in your career areas of interest and find up-to-date salaries and education requirements. 
  3. Find the MSJC Program that connects your interests to a career.

Note: There are no guaranteed positions for students completing these programs. Education and work experience required will vary by employer. The salary and benefits for specific occupations will be dependent on work experience, education, background, and employer.