Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership
The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership is designed to allow students to pursue graduate-level advanced studies in the subject area of nonprofit leadership, to manage a nonprofit organization, plan and implement fundraising initiatives, market and brand a nonprofit organization, effect organizational change, and create a mission and strategies that focus on creating beneficial social impact.
This certificate is 12 credits, 6 of which must be taken at Charter Oak. All courses must be completed with a grade of B or above.
OEL 501: Learning Community
OEL 553: Nonprofit Management
OEL 554: Nonprofit Resource Development & Fundraising
OEL 655: Role of Nonprofits in Fostering Social Change
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete a Nonprofit Leadership certificate will be able to:
- assess and design learning communities, explain complexities of organizational design and structure, and construct organizational leadership strategies;
- develop strategies that support the advancement of an organization’s mission and formulate change strategies that support a continual changing landscape for nonprofit organizations; and
- apply various nonprofit fundraising principles and practices to accomplish the organization’s financial goals.