Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Action Leadership

The Humanitarian Action Leadership program offers an 18 semester hour online graduate certificate that can be completed in 15 months. This course work is applicable for mid-career and entry level individuals and cohorts.

This certificate includes specific disaster, sustainable development, and leadership courses. Threads through all courses include conflict analysis and peacebuilding, justice issues, faith-based development and relief, capacity building, resiliency and climate change. Best practices and preparation for certification where available are emphasized.

Classes are delivered either online or through limited intensive residencies, each with robust student support services.

Applications are now being accepted.

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Want a full master’s degree?

Integrate Humanitarian Action Leadership Courses into your MA in Interdisciplinary Studies

Create a customized master’s degree around your interests!

Incorporate the Humanitarian Action Leadership curriculum with courses from other master’s programs EMU for an innovative and flexible program combining the study of two or more disciplines.

The masters in interdisciplinary studies features:

  • A 36-hour masters in arts program 
  • Individualized curriculum created by the student
  • A faculty advisor from university faculty appropriate to the course of study.
  • Customize your curriculum from over 100 courses in these concentration areas:
    Business administration
    Church leadership
    Conflict transformation
    Health services administration
    Humanitarian action leadership
    Nonprofit leadership and social entrepreneurship
    Nursing leadership
    Organizational leadership
    Restorative justice
  • Finish the degree in as little as 24 months, attending classes part time.

To learn more email or call 540-432-4192.

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