Leadership Studies - Nonprofit Organizations, Certificate of Proficiency

The leadership studies - nonprofit organizations certificate focuses on applying, analyzing, and evaluating effective leadership approaches. It focuses on leadership development in the nonprofit sector. The certificate emphasizes leadership theories and practice and cultivates students' self-awareness and the development of leadership competencies. The curriculum core emphasizes leadership principles and theory while the electives provide interdisciplinary perspectives. As such, students gain understanding of diverse social, cultural, and organizational processes that impact effective leadership in a variety of contexts. The goal of the certificate is to prepare students for career growth and for leading organizational success in nonprofit organizations.