Master’s Certificate in Jewish Professional Leadership | 100% Online

Become an Effective Leader in Your Organization or Community

Now more than ever, the Jewish community needs forward-thinking, deeply compassionate leaders who can understand data and trends, frame complex issues and apply professional skills in new and creative ways.

Make an impact on your organization with the fully online, part-time Master’s Certificate in Jewish Professional Leadership at Brandeis University.

With this one-of-a-kind program, you’ll learn the critical skillsets today’s nonprofit professionals need to lead the Jewish community through these challenging and unprecedented times.

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8 Months

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Learn the Fundamentals of Jewish Professional Leadership

Equip yourself with nonprofit management and leadership concepts from Jewish professionals with a curriculum that can be fully stackable toward future graduate study at Brandeis.

HR Management in Jewish Nonprofits

Learn best practices in DEI, supervising and coaching, and managing change and conflict.

Organizational Behavior in Jewish Nonprofits

Learn the tools, concepts and skills to lead nonprofits effectively.

Jewish Philanthropy and Fundraising

Learn solutions-based strategies for building comprehensive and sustainable development programs, and working with donors and boards.

Bold Leaders in Online Learning

Brandeis University has online education down to a science with decades of experience. Our faculty members, who are trained to teach online, create and refresh courses infused with best practices to optimize your learning experience. The platform is virtual, but the connections are real.

Discover a Path to Nonprofit Leadership

Regardless of where you are in your career, this certificate will help you achieve strategic, meaningful work on behalf of the Jewish community. You’ll also connect with Hornstein’s rich global alumni network.

5 Career Paths for Aspiring Leaders

  • Director of Philanthropy: $152,400 per year1
  • Director of Talent Management: $70,002 per year2
  • Nonprofit Director of Development: $149,883 per year3
  • Nonprofit Executive Director: $120,372 per year4
  • Operations Manager: $122,860 per year5

Build a Network of Connections at Brandeis

At Brandeis, we work hard to ensure you connect with students in your program, building relationships that will last a lifetime. Through small classes, you’ll interact with our expert faculty and your peers while keeping up with other commitments. With our culture of inclusion, you’ll be a part of the Brandeis network no matter where you’re learning from or your background.

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