Social Entrepreneurship and Community Development (Graduate Certificate)

The social entrepreneurship and community development graduate certificate, offered through the School of Community Resources and Development, provides a framework for harnessing entrepreneurial and enterprise opportunities, creating transformative responses to challenges prevalent in societies and communities. This transdisciplinary program combines social entrepreneurship with innovative community development, providing a basis for exploring capacity building and fostering positive change for organizations, corporations, societies and economies. The certificate complements well the Master of Nonprofit Studies program for students interested in pursuing their degree and social entrepreneurship certificate. The certificate is designed for students studying nonprofit leadership and management, social entrepreneurship, public policy and related fields across disciplines and includes a hands-on portfolio component.

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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Program Requirements

Required Core (9 credit hours)
NLM 520 Financial and Resource Management (3)
NLM 562 Social Entrepreneurship (3)
NLM 572 Community and Social Innovation (3)

Electives (6 credit hours)