Graduate Certificate in Community-Based Nonprofit Leadership
Merrimack College

Program Details

Advance your skills without earning a master’s degree, or use this Graduate Certificate in Community-Based Nonprofit Leadership to begin your studies in the area, later transferring these credits to a master’s degree program.  This online nonprofit leadership degree prepares students to “transform good intentions into impactful results.”  Gain the tools needed to understand community nonprofits, to learn management and leadership skills specific to these organizations, and to learn development techniques that can be used to sustain an organization over time. 

This online nonprofit leadership degree was designed with the flexibility needed to earn your degree without leaving your current position while also allowing you to build real relationships with instructors through phone calls, videoconferences, email, file sharing, and other digital tools.  While studying, gain practical expertise than can be used immediately in your current job.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Merrimack College is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Official College Transcript(s)