Nonprofit Leadership, Global Cultures, and Social Enterprise Graduate Certificate

The Nonprofit Leadership, Global Cultures, and Social Enterprise Graduate Certificate online program prepares and empowers non-profit leaders to tackle local and global challenges through an ethical lens while building intercultural competence and knowledge of human systems. Our courses offer the practical skills and the knowledge needed to navigate a global cultural world. 

The Graduate Certificate Offers:

  • An advanced certificate from an accredited Big-Ten institution 
  • Fully online, asynchronous study 
  • No GRE required to apply 
  • Personalized plan of study 
  • Interactive weekly lessons 
  • Practical, skill-based coursework 
  • Peer, faculty, and staff support 
  • Career advising 

The Graduate Certificate requires the completion of 10 credits to:

Complete the following course:
REL 817 Religion, Cultural Knowledge, and Nonprofits (2 credits)
Complete 4 courses from the following options (8 credits):
REL 818 Global Religions, NGOs, and Social Change (2 credits)
GNL 821 Values and Ethics in Applied Leadership (2 credits)
GNL 822 Cross Cultural Dialogue and Collaboration (2 credits)
GNL 823 Social Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Religion (2 credits)
GNL 828 Nonprofit Governance (2 credits)
GNL 829 Nonprofits and the Legal Environment (2 credits)
GNL 830 Nonprofit and NGO Marketing and Fundraising (2 credits)
GNL 831 Grant-writing for Nonprofits (2 credits)  

For a detailed program overview including a listing of courses please click here

For more information about the program, please contact Dr. Jennifer Marcy at