New Social Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate

Unique in the New York Metropolitan area, Pace’s leading-edge Not-for-Profit Management Certificate Program offers a new focus on the emerging field of Social Entrepreneurship.

This new 15-credit (5 course) graduate-level course of study offers you:

  • Social Entrepreneurship Enrichment Series. In partnership with Pace’s new Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship, these courses offer you many unique learning experiences and opportunities in real-world settings.
  • Wide selection of elective courses to suit your career goals. You can choose from topics such as venture initiation and entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial marketing, finance, information systems and organizational strategy.
  • Cross-disciplinary study. With the academic strength of Pace’s graduate programs, including the MPA program at Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, and those at the Lubin School of Business and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, we offer courses that are cross-disciplinary, which provide you with the contextual knowledge you‘ll need to advance your career in the not-for-profit sector, or launch your own not-for-profit venture.
  • Credits earned in this certificate program are fully transferable towards Pace’s Master of Public Administration Degree Program.

View the program curriculum (PDF)

For admissions information or questions, please contact Susan Daria, MPA Program Coordinator,, (914) 422-4298 or Brian Nickerson, PhD, JD, Chair, Department of Public Administration,, (914) 422-4303.

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