Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Certificate

Nonprofit leaders wear many hats and manage multiple stakeholders. The UJ Accelerated Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Certificate helps you deepen your knowledge of leadership techniques and skills. With this certificate, you will be prepared to develop a strategic vision, grow your organization, attract funding through grants and key donors, and improve your entire team’s performance. Start with a single course or complete the entire certificate to accelerate your professional skills and earn credit toward a master’s degree.

Next Start: Classes Starting Soon
Total Courses: 4 courses
Group Work: Asynchronous cohort work. Optional live check-ins.
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree

Who It’s For:

Emerging leaders at nonprofit organizations who manage budgets and team members, interact with boards or plan strategy.

What You Get:

  • Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership
  • Mentorship and new connections with a cohort of skilled nonprofit professionals
  • Project work that can immediately be applied to your own nonprofit
  • 12 master’s degree credits that count toward a Master of Arts in Leadership at the University of Jamestown or can be transferred to other institutions

Why Study Nonprofit Leadership?

You shouldn’t have to pause your life to advance your career. No pre-testing requirements means you can get started right away. With 24/7 access to our online classrooms, you can complete your coursework when it’s most convenient for you.

Median increase in earnings of a graduate-degree holder vs. an undergraduate-degree holder

What You’ll Learn

Courses are offered a la carte. Complete all four courses to earn the certificate.

Course Title Credits
LDRS 500 Foundations of Leadership 3
LDRS 508 Strategy of Non-Profit Organizations 3
LDRS 611 Grant Writing 3
LDRS 612 Justice and Forgiveness 3
Total Semester Credits: 12

How the Certificate is Structured

Take a Course

Choose any of the four courses or take all four to complete the UJ Accelerated certificate.

Use Career Support Services

At the end of each course, you will have access to career advisers to help build your resume, write a cover letter, practice interview skills and more!

Earn the UJ Accelerated Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Certificate

Complete all four courses to earn the UJ Accelerated certificate.

Apply your UJ Accelerated Certificate Towards a Degree

You can choose to apply your certificate as 12 credits towards a bachelor’s degree at the University of Jamestown, as transfer credits to your school of choice, or as continuing education credits. Transfer of the credit will depend on the policies of your chosen institution or professional organization, but we can help.

What Makes UJ Accelerated Special

Every UJ Accelerated course provides:

Course Details

Courses include four elements:

Asynchronous Learning

Read, watch, and listen to the best information to build your foundational knowledge.

Enhance Learning Through Experiences

Valuable clinical and preceptorship experiences will allow you to apply what you are learning.

Expert Lectures

You will have weekly opportunities to meet as a group for live lectures or attend office hours to apply your asynchronous learning. Attend live or watch the replay.

Tuition Options

Students can choose to pay now via credit card or later via invoice. Financial aid is also available for certificate completion.

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