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NonProfit Leadership Program

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WSSU Nonprofit Leadership Program

The Nonprofit Leadership Program at WSSU offers an innovative curriculum that prepares students to become the next generation of nonprofit leaders. The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership is an online program that serves traditional students, professionals currently working in nonprofit agencies, and professionals seeking to transition their employment into the nonprofit sector. To receive the certificate, students must complete the required 18 semester hours, and earn or have earned a Bachelor’s degree.

The certificate in Nonprofit Leadership will provide coursework and experiential training to prepare the next generation of nonprofit leaders. This online program appeals to traditional students from a variety of disciplines. Students must complete the following 18 semester hours to fulfill the requirements of the certificate.

Learning Goals

1. Students will be familiar with the basic concepts of nonprofit leadership.
2. Students will understand the various business aspects of nonprofits.
3. Prepare students to participate in the development and leadership of nonprofits.

The program of study for a certificate in Nonprofit Leadership requires the completion of the following 18 semester hours of course work with grades of C or better:

Course ID

Course Name

Semester Hrs

SOC 3360  

Issues in the Non-Profit Sector


PSY 3302  



MKT 3303  

Fundamentals of Non-Profit Marketing


ACC 3101  

Fundamentals of Non-Profit Accounting


MGT 4387  

Leadership: A Practical & Theoretical Approach


MIS 3102  

Managing Technology in the Non Profit Environment


BUA 4391  

Business Internship


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