Online Social Entrepreneurship & Community Development Graduate Certificate

The social entrepreneurship and community development certificate offered online through ASU provides a framework for harnessing social entrepreneurial and enterprise opportunities and creating transformative responses to challenges prevalent in societies and communities.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

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Details

With nonprofit and social sector groundings, this transdisciplinary program combines social entrepreneurship with innovative community development, providing a basis for exploring capacity building, and fostering positive change for organizations, corporations, societies, and economies.

Consisting of 15 hours of graduate credit coursework, the certificate is designed for both policy- and entrepreneurship-oriented students across disciplines, and includes a hands-on portfolio component.

Featured courses


Core

NLM 520 Financial and Resource Management (3)


Core

NLM 562 Social Entrepreneurship (3)


Core

NLM 572 Community and Social Innovation (3)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Social Entrepreneurship and Community Development Graduate Certificate have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Social and community service managers

Child and family social workers

Sociologists

Community specialist

Eligibility interviewers

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Nationally recognized public service programs

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is a comprehensive public service college dedicated to addressing social problems through teaching, research and service. Our public service programs, from public policy, to social work, to criminal justice, to emergency management, are designed to help prepare our diverse student body to make a difference in the community. 

Top 10


Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Top 15


Best Public Affairs Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. 

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research centers.

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academic programs offered online. 
 

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