Become Certified

To become Certified in Leadership in Action, you’ll need to earn 75 points from the following options. How you choose to earn your points is completely up to you!

Eta Beta Chapter
Members of the Eta Beta Chapter after completing a Module

Local Modules (6 Points)
Held locally at the Chapter level (Collegiate or Alumni), these Modules explore a topic more in-depth and are led by Facilitators who have completed Facilitator Training to facilitate local Modules.

On-Demand Modules (6 Points)
Completed individually, these Modules explore a topic more in-depth and are self-led by the Member completing the Module.

National Modules (10 Points)
Held during National Convention, these hour-long Modules provide a broad look at a topic.

Facilitator Training (6 Points)
Earn points for completing Virtual Facilitator Training or participating in Facilitator Training at National Convention or a National Staff visit.

Facilitate a Local Module (2 Points)
Earn points for facilitating local Modules. Facilitators will need to complete Facilitator Training prior to facilitating Modules.

Lunch & Learn Webinar (8 Points)
The Leadership in Action Lunch & Learn Webinar Series is a collaboration with professionals to teach Members about new leadership skills and specific topics. During each hour-long Lunch & Learn, panelists, discuss topics and skills such as leadership, diversity and professional development. Webinars are recorded and can be viewed on the E-Learning Center.

Module Specializations (Points vary)
Earn Specializations from Leadership in Action based on the top interpersonal (soft) skills that employers are looking for. Complete all of the Modules and webinars in each category to earn the Specialization, badge and LiA points. 

LiA Challenges (2 Points)
Take the LiA Challenge! Watch a video brought to you by Leadership in Action on skills and topics that include, Adapting to Change, Budget Successfully and Adding LiA to LinkedIn. After watching the video, complete the Challenge to earn 2 LiA points.

Leadership Development (1 Point per Course- Up to 4 Total)
Receive points for courses that you've taken outside of Phi Sigma Pi, including any leadership or professional development courses. Enroll in Leadership in Action to earn your points today.

Leadership Position (1 Point per Position- Up to 4 Total)
Receive points for being a leader within the past five years and upon entering college either within Phi Sigma Pi or outside of Phi Sigma Pi. This includes, but is not limited to a leadership position, coaching position, project coordinator and so on. Enroll in Leadership in Action to earn your points today.

Jocelyn Macaraeg
Jocelyn Macaraeg of the Alpha Theta Chapter at Rutgers earning her Leadership in Action Certification.

Leadership in Action Certification


Once you earn 75 points and become Certified in Leadership in Action, you will receive:

  • Leadership Certificate
  • National Recognition
  • Leadership in Action Pin
  • Customized Letter of Recommendation
  • Resumé Talking-Point


Members who become Certified in LiA can receive a custom letter that showcases the skills developed through participating in the programming. Becoming Certified in this program shows your future potential employer or graduate school interviewers that you are dedicated to bettering yourself and your leadership skills. 

Leadership Advancement Society

After you receive your Certification in Leadership in Action, you are challenged to continue your participation in the program and to continue learning by earning at least 10 points every fiscal year after your Certification year. Completing this will invite you into the Leadership Advancement Society for that fiscal year.