About

Want to make a difference as well as earn a paycheck?

The nonprofit sector continues to thrive, and this certificate program provides the knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a leader in community-based organizations. With an emphasis on issues related to diverse, urban communities, this program spans everything from policy analysis to fundraising to managing volunteers.

Curriculum

Program Requirements

Community-Based Organizations: Policy and Leadership Academic Catalog Requirements

Academic Catalog Requirements Sheet

  • Visit the Academic Catalog webpage linked above, then click on the Print Options link in the lower right hand column
  • Click the Download Page (PDF) link
  • Print or save the condensed program requirements document

To obtain the certificate, you must complete 15 credits, while fulfilling the requirements of the baccalaureate degree. The certificate is open to all undergraduates, as well as students who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree from UWM or any accredited college or university.

You may complete this program completely online (*excluding general education requirement courses), though some courses may be offered in the face-to-face format as well.

Faculty

profile photoToshiba AdamsLecturerEducational Policy & Community Studiestladams@uwm.edu
profile photoRaquel Farmer-HintonAssociate ProfessorEducational Policy & Community Studiesrfarhin@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 523
profile photoDarwyn FehrmanLecturerEducational Policy & Community Studiesdfehrman@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 557
profile photoJames H. Hall Jr.LecturerEducational Policy & Community Studieshalljh@uwm.eduEnderis Hall
profile photoFlorence JohnsonLecturerEducational Policy & Community Studiesfljoh@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 541
profile photoOkja KwonLecturerEducational Policy & Community Studiesokjakwon@uwm.eduEnderis Hall
profile photoCalvin LewisLecturerEducational Policy & Community Studieslewis2@uwm.edu
profile photoKalyani RaiAssociate ProfessorEducational Policy & Community Studies(414) 227-2587kalyanir@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 519
profile photoRajeswari SwaminathanProfessorEducational Policy & Community Studiesswaminar@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 557
profile photoJavier TapiaAssociate ProfessorEducational Policy & Community Studies(414) 229-5261jtapia@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 563
profile photoBen TragerLecturerEducational Policy & Community Studies(414) 229-3161bwtrager@uwm.eduStudent Union G28
profile photoAaria TroianoSenior LecturerEducational Policy & Community Studies(414) 229-4724atroiano@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 529
profile photoAgnes WilliamsLecturerEducational Policy & Community Studies(414) 229-7356avw@uwm.eduEnderis Hall 549

Contact

Program Information

For general information or questions about the program, contact:

Office of Student Services
(414) 229-4721
soeinfo@uwm.edu