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Hays, KS 67601 
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Building a Career in a Nonprofit Corporation (9 credit hours) (available at undergraduate and graduate level)

This certificate provides instruction on how to become a social entrepreneur and build a good-paying career within the world of nonprofit organizations. A social entrepreneur is a person who uses innovation to find new ways to help a category of people in need, and here are examples of categories of people in need: abandoned children, the homeless, and teens considering suicide - and there are hundreds of other categories of people in need who could be helped.

This certificate helps students build skills for working within existing nonprofit corporations, or starting their own nonprofit. The world is open to this type of innovation. Our society and world are in need of more people stepping forward to assist others in need, and this training can help you build a career in the U.S. or another nation.

SOC 665 Social Entrepreneurship 3 credit hours
SOC 680 Nonprofit Organizations 3 credit hours
SOC 681 NGOs - Global Social Innovation 3 credit hours
  Total Credit Hours 9 credit hours

For more information, contact Dr. Keith Campbell (, who coordinates this certificate program.

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