The Leadership in Public Service Graduate Certificate will help you fine tune critical leadership skills and apply them to community organizations. You’ll gain the foundation you need to successfully lead, collaborate and solve administrative challenges in public and nonprofit sectors.
This graduate certificate is ideal for students who are looking for a specialized, affordable fast track to supplement their bachelor’s or master’s degree and advance their public service career.
Learn about public service leadership from expert faculty who bring real-world experiences into the classroom. Develop understanding of business practices in the context of community-building. Use cutting-edge technology and hone your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills while learning to be an effective leader.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning a graduate certificate in public service leadership are:
Upon completing this certificate program, you’ll be better prepared for various leadership roles in public and nonprofit sectors.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for social and community service managers are set to soar 18% through 2026 – much faster than the national average.* These projections are based on a growing need for elderly care, substance abuse treatment and mental health-related services.
This certificate program will help students evaluate business and societal trends in public sector organizations, as well as integrate shared leadership, group processes and organizational learning theories into strategic leadership.
Total Credits: 12
Earning your degree is a smart choice to advance your career, and investing in an affordable program increases your ROI. We keep our costs low to remove barriers between you and your goals.
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies.