People interested in taking on leadership roles in organizations or communities may want to explore one of the many opportunities offered by the University of Southern Maine’s Leadership and Organizational Studies programs. For those interested in exploring careers in leadership, the University of Southern Maine will present an overview of their certificates and degree programs and discuss relevant career opportunities. The presentation will be held at University College at Rockland on Wednesday, Aug. 11 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Topics to be covered will include the graduate and undergraduate certificates in leadership, the bachelor degree in leadership and organizational studies, and the master’s degree in leadership studies.

Many of the courses are available in a fully online format. A number of courses are offered in a blended (50 percent or more online) format as well. The program draws professionals from nonprofit, corporate and civic sectors and provides a solid, advanced level grounding in leadership theory.

For more information about the upcoming information session, call University College at Rockland at 800-286-1594.