• School of Business Certificate Programs

    Are you thinking about increasing your job skills and knowledge? Certificate programs are a great way to build expertise in specific areas as well as a great introduction to our master’s programs.

    Business Administration Certificates

    Business Finance Certificate
    Start in January, May, or August
    Get a solid grounding in finance and understand the vocabulary, concepts, and introductory tools to understand the language, drivers, and metrics of the accounting and finance function in their organizations.

    Find out more about the Business Finance Certificate.

    Collaborative Leadership Certificate
    Start January, May, or August
    Learn how to successfully influence others, gain support for your initiatives, use better judgment, and develop more executive presence. With this program, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge it can take many leaders decades to develop.

    Find out more about the Collaborative Leadership Certificate

    Nonprofit Management Certificates

    Nonprofit Executive Finance Certificate
    Start in September

    Gain the skills necessary to be strategic in the fundraising and financial management of your organization. You will develop skills covering grant writing; events, foundation, and individual giving; and the creation and analysis of primary financial statements.

    Find out more about the Nonprofit Executive Finance Certificate.

    Nonprofit Executive Governance Certificate
    Start in January
    This certificate will explore the planning processes that allow nonprofit board members and executive leaders to plan for organizational adaptability and long-term viability. Participants also examine models of governance, including the roles and responsibilities of board members and the unique relationship of the executive director and the board.

    Find out more about the Nonprofit Executive Governance Certificate.

    Nonprofit Program Measurement Certificate
    Start in January
     
    This certificate will expose you to the principal methodologies of program evaluation, making use of a variety of data collection methods and analysis of data to solve problems, assist in decision-making, and improve your programs and organizations.

    Find out more about the Nonprofit Program Measurement Certificate.

    Scholarship and Discounts 

    Hamline offers the following scholarships and discounts for new students:

    • Service Scholarships are awarded to students who have served in AmeriCorps, the military, Peace Corps, and Teach for America and amount to a 10% discount on tuition.
    • Learning Partnership Discount of 10% off tuition if you are an eligible employee of one of our Learning Partners.
    • Alumni of any Hamline University undergraduate or graduate degree programs, are eligible for a discount of 10% off tuition.

    Note: Hamline University and the School of Business offer several scholarship and discount opportunities to help with the cost of tuition; scholarships and discounts cannot be combined. Most scholarships and discounts must be applied for with the application for admission.

    Admission

    To apply for any of the nonprofit management certificate programs, please submit the following:

    • An online application (no fee for U.S. residents).
    • A résumé.
    • A One-page personal statement detailing why you have chosen to apply to Hamline and how this certificate will help you enhance your career goals.
    • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate study.

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