Interfaith Leadership - CP

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

About This Certificate

In a world of increasing religious diversity and conflict, this 18 credit interdisciplinary Interfaith Leadership Certificate (IFLC) is open to undergraduate students of all majors.

Having this certificate will add real value to any post-graduation employment or graduate-level education that you seek.

What You Will Learn

The certificate combines classroom-based learning and community-based internships. It has been designed to provide students with the vision, knowledge and skills needed to navigate a religiously diverse world while building capacity for mutually inspiring relationships with people of differing religious/non-religious worldviews.

Courses leading to the certificate can be completed face-to-face or entirely online.


At a Glance

College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department: Sociology and Anthropology Department

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Program Requirements

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

With a Certificate in Interfaith Leadership, you will be uniquely qualified to add-value to any corporate, governmental, or non-profit entities that offer products or services to religiously diverse consumers, students, clients, or patients. Combined with the requisite training for specific career paths, Interfaith Leadership certificate holders may find preferential hiring in any of the following career areas:

  • Ministry (Parish and Community)
  • Chaplaincy (Armed Services, Disaster Relief, Public Safety, Health Care)
  • Education (K-12 and Higher Education)
  • Clinical Social Work/Counseling/Psychological Services
  • Community Service (international and domestic agencies)
  • Health Care (hospitals, clinics, out-patient services)
  • Human Resources and Public Relations Professionals
  • Advertising and Sales
  • News and Social Media outlets
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Arts and Culture

Job Outlook



We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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USU Locations


*This degree is available at various USU locations.

**This degree is 100% available online. USU is a SARA-approved institution offering fully online programs nationwide; please visit USU's state authorizations for details.


Admission Requirements

This certificate is open to USU undergraduates in any major with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

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