Graduate Certificate in Humane Leadership

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the certificate in Humane Leadership will be able to:

  • Analyze the role that non-profits have within the context of animal protection.
  • Apply the best practices of non-profit management skills within the context of animal protection.
  • Demonstrate humane supervisory, managerial, and leadership knowledge and skills in a non-profit organization.

Certificate Requirements

A Graduate Certificate in Humane Leadership is granted upon successful completion of 18 HSU credit hours. Effective for students admitted after June 1, 2012. For the previous degree requirement list click here.

Foundation Courses (3 credits):
AP601 Animal Protection as a Social Movement

Core Courses (12 credits):
HL631 Human Resources and Volunteer Management
HL632 Organizational Culture and Leadership
HL633 Fundraising for Animal Care and Protection Organizations
HL638 Measuring Organizational Performance and Impact for Animals

Elective Courses* (3 credits):
*Any graduate course offered may be taken as an elective except for HL650, HL652, and HL659. See Animal Studies, Animal Policy & Advocacy, and additional Humane Leadership graduate courses for elective course options.