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Social Services Administration (Certificate)

Impact change in your community.

The certificate in social services administration is an 18-hour graduate program that combines many different skills such as organizational management, planning, grant writing, fiscal procedures, and policy making in a format commonly used by nonprofit and governmental agencies.

Through this certificate program, you will be able to better understand the needs of human services agencies – and have the ability to impact change through policy analysis, advocacy and human empowerment.

Note: course work may apply toward the Master of Science in social work degree.

Program Overview

Credit hours18.0
DegreeGraduate Certificate in Social Services Administration (SSA)
Program length1 year


You will take courses such as:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Social Welfare Policy and Services
  • Management and Funding of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Administration and Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.