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Nonprofit Leadership Certificate

4 courses | 12 credit hours | 100% online

We are now accepting applications for our new Nonprofit Leadership Certificate. Students can begin coursework in Spring 2019 with blended/seated courses or starting in Fall 2019, courses will be 100% online.


Drury coursework really took me to the next level and opened up my career opportunities. The information we covered was so relevant that I could take it into work and apply it to my job immediately. I would highly recommend this program to any one that is wanting to be in leadership in a nonprofit.

- Felicia Gummi, Director of Philanthropy, Texas Can Academies

Learning Areas

  • Foundations of Nonprofit and Civic Leadership
  • Governance and Executive Leadership
  • Fundraising and Philanthropy
  • Financial Oversight for Nonprofit Organizations

Program Distinctiveness

Program Highlights

  • Certificate can be completed less than 10 months
  • Courses are 100% online (starting in Fall 2019)
  • Tuition and fees are less than $6,000
  • Certificate courses count toward Drury’s Master of Nonprofit and Civic Leadership

A bachelor's degree is required for admission. 

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