Nonprofit Leadership and Management Certificate

Graduate Program

Department of Leadership Studies

Nonprofit Graduate Program Banner

Program Overview

The Nonprofit Leadership and Management Certificate Program is an innovative course of study that develops and certifies students as skilled professionals in leadership for the nonprofit sector. This experiential, project-based certificate is appropriate for students planning careers in social change agencies; environmental organizations; K-12 education; medicine; higher education; youth services; the arts; museums; religious organizations; or philanthropic agencies or foundations.

This certification is only available for current graduate students or alumni in the Department of Leadership Studies. Others are encouraged to consider our Nonprofit Management Certificate, in partnership with USD Professional and Continuing Education.