Nonprofit Leadership Certificate

Nonprofit Leadership

This certificate is jointly offered by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Gerontology, Department of Communication, Media, Journalism and Film, and School of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences. This certificate prepares students for leadership in nonprofit organizations by equipping them to take management roles in these types of organizations and by learning about the nature of nonprofit organizations and essential skills for administering programs at nonprofit organizations. This certificate is essential for students who envision creating a nonprofit organization or plan to be involved in the development or supervision of community-based programs.

This certificate is administered by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Gerontology.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. One course in introduction to nonprofit organization from: SOC 430(3), SWK 543(3).
  2. One course in nonprofit leadership from: COM 436(3), PLS 255(3), SOC 492(3).
  3. Two courses in essential skills in nonprofit leadership from: ACC 201(3), COM 315(3), COM 336(3), COM 466(3), ENG 572(3), GER 470(3), GER 480(3), SWK 595(3).
  4. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.