Nonprofit Leadership

  • Certificate

Nonprofit leaders wear many hats and manage multiple stakeholders. The UJ Accelerated Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Certificate helps you deepen your knowledge of leadership techniques and skills. With this certificate, you will be prepared to develop a strategic vision, grow your organization, attract funding through grants and key donors, and improve your entire team’s performance. Start with a single course or complete the entire certificate to accelerate your professional skills and earn credit toward a master’s degree.

Why Study Nonprofit Leadership?

  • You shouldn’t have to pause your life to advance your career. No pre-testing requirements means you can get started right away. With 24/7 access to our online classrooms, you can complete your coursework when it’s most convenient for you.

Median increase in earnings of a graduate-degree holder vs. an undergraduate-degree holder

How the Certificate is Structured

Take a Course

Choose any of the four courses or take all four to complete the UJ Accelerated certificate.

Use Career Support Services

At the end of each course, you will have access to career advisers to help build your resume, write a cover letter, practice interview skills and more!

Earn the UJ Accelerated Nonprofit Leadership Graduate Certificate

Complete all four courses to earn the UJ Accelerated certificate.

Apply your UJ Accelerated Certificate Towards a Degree

You can choose to apply your certificate as 12 credits towards a bachelor’s degree at the University of Jamestown, as transfer credits to your school of choice, or as continuing education credits. Transfer of the credit will depend on the policies of your chosen institution or professional organization, but we can help.


Course Title Credits

LDRS 500

Foundations of Leadership


LDRS 508

Strategy of Non-Profit Organizations


LDRS 611

Grant Writing


LDRS 612

Justice and Forgiveness


Financial Aid Available

We believe every student, regardless of their financial situation, should have access to a UJ education.