Certificate in Non-profit Leadership


The certificate in non-profit leadership will prepare students for leadership in the non-profit environment. This program is suited for a new leader or an existing non-profit professional looking to expand their professional opportunities.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program, students will acquire the following skills

  • LO #1: Demonstrate knowledge of the theory, history, and significance of non-profit organizations.
  • LO #2: Demonstrate knowledge of strategies needed to secure grant awards from public and private funders as well as engage in ethical and effective fundraising efforts.
  • LO #3: Students will able to utilize financial reports to assess the fiscal health of an organization.

Certificate Completion Timeline

This certificate runs in a self-paced modular format. Students can expect to complete this certificate in 2 months.

Courses and Course Descriptions

Leadership that Matters

In this course, students will develop an understanding of their leadership style. They will learn how to translate this form of leadership into business excellence. This course will teach students how to apply the acquired strategies to real-world challenges.

Non-Profit Boards and Governance

This course will help students to understand the history and fundamentals of board governance. Students will develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of board members.

Financial Stewardship for Non-profits

In this course, students will understand how to maintain the financial management of an organization. Students will learn how to read financial reports and understand how to use these reports to make strategic decisions that will ensure the long-term health of the organization.

Fundraising and Grant writing

Students will learn the basics of bringing money into an organization. The students will learn how to seek grants, write proposals, and engage in fundraising.

Ethics and Accountability

This course will discuss the best ways to influence moral conduct and provide students with the best practices to promote ethical behavior within organizations. The course will also discuss responsibility and accountability for non-profits.

Human Resources and Technology

In this course students will learn techniques for organizing businesses, hiring personnel, and training individuals. This course will help students understand and use technology to make HR practices more efficient.

Social Media and Networking

In this course, students will understand the essentials of networking and social media. This course will show students how to transform interactions with customers through social media as they examine the relationships between media and human behavior. At the end of this course students will be able to create a social media strategy for their proposed organizations.

Admissions Office Contact Information

Located in the U Building

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday

Appointment Hours

Monday – Wednesday

Admissions Team

Jasmine Douglas
Director of Admissions
Primary DSO
404-627-2681 Ext. 128

Nara Yun
Director of Enrollment:
Korean Studies/DSO
404-627-2681 Ext. 148

Josiane Carolino
Director of Marietta Campus
404-348-6711 (mobile)

Gina Garlington
Office and Recruitment Supervisor
404-275-4837 (mobile)


Beulah Heights University
P.O. Box 18145
892 Berne St, S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30316
Tel: 404-627-2681


Email: admissionsinfo@beulah.edu
Tel: 404-627-2681 Ext. 128 or 117 | FAX:  404-627-0702  

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