Social Entrepreneurship and Community Development (Graduate Certificate)

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The social entrepreneurship and community development graduate certificate program provides a framework for harnessing entrepreneurial and enterprise opportunities and creating transformative responses to challenges prevalent in communities and society. The program combines social entrepreneurship with community and social innovation, providing a basis for exploring capacity building and fostering positive change for organizations, communities and societies.

The certificate is designed for students studying nonprofit leadership and management, social entrepreneurship, public policy, innovation and related fields across disciplines.

Program offered

Social Entrepreneurship and Community Development (Graduate Certificate)

Offered by
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Downtown, Online

Plan of study

The Plan of study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Application deadlines

For fall semester - February 1
For spring semester - October 1

Applications are accepted after these dates up until one week before the semester start date with a late fee.

Program requirements

Required Core (6 credit hours)
NLM 562 Social Entrepreneurship (3)
NLM 572 Community and Social Innovations (3)

Electives (9 credit hours)