The Certificate Program

The Certificate can be achieved in 1 summer (5 courses) and is designed for professionals seeking to take the next step in their career path as leaders in Jewish organizations. The curriculum provides theoretic and practical experience to prepare you to lead a Jewish nonprofit.
  • degree Requirements
    • Coursework: The certificate can be completed with one summer of coursework in Jewish Studies, Jewish Communal Dynamics, and Nonprofit Management.
    • Seminar in Global Nonprofit Innovation (OPTIONAL): The Windmueller Israel Seminar is a 2.5 week experience designed to introduce Jewish professional leaders to the social, political and cultural dynamics of contemporary Israel. The trip is offered every other year (even-numbered years), and begins in mid-December. The next trip is scheduled for December 2018.

View Sample Course Requirements

*Note: Sample course offering. Please be aware that specific courses are subject to change. Generally, certificate students will complete 10 credits in the following sequence.

Summer 2018  
CS 519 Elements of Jewish Nonprofit Management 2
CS 544 Organizational Development 2
CS 523 Leadership in Jewish Communal Service 2
CS 531 Fundraising and Financial Resource Development 2
CS 540 Introduction to Jewish Communal Institutions 2
Optional 6th Course Elective if desired:
CS 592 Jewish Nonprofit Management in the Digital Age 2
CS 592 Nonprofit Marketing and Branding 2