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Contact: Laura Dewberry, M.B.A.

The Nonprofit Leadership  certificate is geared to any YSU student seeking a four-year degree who is interested in beginning a career in the nonprofit sector and/or serving the community. The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership prepares students for entry-level positions in nonprofit organizations. The following courses are required:

Required Courses
BUS 3720Nonprofit Leadership3
BUS 3780Financial Management and Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations (Spring only)3
ADV 3710Basic Public Relations (formerly PREL 3710)3
MGT 3725Fundamentals of Management3
BUS 3740Nonprofit Community Service 11
Total Semester Hours13

Students interested in declaring a certificate in nonprofit leadership need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their academic advisor. Students must meet course prerequisites to enroll in WCBA courses, including a minimum 2.5 overall GPA for upper level business courses. WCBA courses must be completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.