Nonprofit Organizations and Social Entrepreneurship - CP

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

About This Certificate

This certificate provides students with the opportunity to explore nonprofit and philanthropic work in order to gain foundational understanding of those systems and processes.

By developing their skills in a variety of different areas of study and gaining the certificate of proficiency, graduates may pursue careers within fundraising, nonprofit organization, grant writing, or community outreach.

What You Will Learn

With many interdisciplinary courses, a variety of majors and colleges throughout USU are able to participate. From foundational courses on social entrepreneurship to courses within social work, technical communication, and business, students will be able to find a way to fit this certification into their regular study.

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

With a certificate of proficiency in nonprofit organizations and social entrepreneurship, students may pursue the following careers:

  • Nonprofit Program Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Corporate Giving
  • Community Outreach

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We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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