Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Certificate
The graduate certificate in nonprofit leadership provides students with a unique opportunity to pursue a theoretically based and practically oriented education in leadership for nonprofit professionals. This program offers current and prospective nonprofit managers the ability to learn up-to-date professional skills and perspectives required to lead their organizations in the rapidly changing and complex nonprofit sector of society.
This program is available online or in a hybrid format.
The graduate certificate is specifically designed for the experienced nonprofit manager who has an advanced degree or an undergraduate degree and several years of professional experience. However, students who are just beginning their careers may also find value in expanding their skills with this certificate and are encouraged to apply.
Why Study Nonprofit Leadership at Grand Valley?
- GVSU's nonprofit program is accredited by the Nonprofit Academic
Centers Council and is regularly ranked in the top ten nationwide
for graduate programs in nonprofit management.
- Students have access to the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for
Philanthropy, focused on financial, technical, and administrative
support for nonprofits and the philanthropic sector.
- Grand Valley library's endowed Johnson Collection for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, which is one of the country's best collections on the nonprofit sector.
- Ideal for the busy professional, this certificate can be completed online or in a hybrid format.