Non-profit Leadership Certificate

Non-profit Leadership

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

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

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. One course in introduction to non-profit organization from: SOC 430(3), SWK 543(3).
  2. One course in non-profit leadership from: COM 436(3), PLS 255(3), SOC 492(3).
  3. Two courses in essential skills in non-profit leadership from: ACC 201(3), COM 315(3), COM 336(3), COM 566(3), ENG 572(3), GER 470(3), GER 480(3), SWK 595(3).
  4. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.