Community Engagement Certificate Student
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Undergraduate Certificate in Community Engagement

Become an Effective Change Agent through Community Engagement

In WilmU’s certificate program in Community Engagement, you’ll learn to pair your passion with skills essential to promoting your cause. You can complete your Community Engagement certificate within a single year!

Learn to Lead from Expert Instructors in Community Engagement

In courses including Community Organizing & Advocacy, Contemporary Social Problems, Community Health & Social Issues and Ethnic Groups & Minorities, practitioner scholars will teach you to systematically design and implement processes to actively engage your community members to achieve your objectives.

A Credential That Blends Theory with Practical Applications

This Community Engagement certificate serves as a valuable credential for community leaders, those working in the nonprofit sector, or any citizens looking to artfully effect change within their communities. The curriculum examines both the practical applications and the theoretical underpinnings of community engagement. Students will analyze ethical considerations, as well as develop their own community engagement plan.

Personalize Your Community Engagement Certificate

In this six-course certificate program, you will choose six credits worth of free elective courses. Through your elective choices, you can align your studies with your personal and professional interests and goals. Elective choices include courses in subject areas such as sociology, psychology, criminal justice, policy, and nonprofit management.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Professionals Who Would Benefit From This Program

  • Community Activists
  • Human Services Professionals
  • Public Administration Professionals
  • Urban Planning Specialists


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