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Why Study Grant Writing

The Grant Writing Graduate Certificate is a professionally oriented program that responds to the dynamic needs of students working in or preparing for rapidly changing professional environments and expectations. The fully online nature of the program appeals to students in many professions and locations.

This program will appeal to students interested in learning to build skills in grant writing to achieve organizational objectives. Professionals most frequently served by the Grant Writing Graduate Certificate program include, but are not limited to, individuals working in or aspiring to work in small businesses, government, non-profit organizations, social services, and education.

In this dynamic program, students explore skills for grant writing and administration. The curriculum equips the individual to become a more effective leader in managing grant processes. In order to best serve the needs of our students, APSU offers the Grant Writing Graduate Certificate in a fully online format. Students enjoy small class sizes and opportunities to apply all coursework from this graduate certificate toward the Master of Science in Leadership degree if desired.

Students with an undergraduate degree from any discipline are invited to apply for admission. Students who are responsible for (or are preparing for a role in which they will be responsible for) writing grants in hopes of furthering the work of their organizations will be able to highlight these skills on their transcripts and resumes to show potential employers that they are well-versed in grant writing and grant administration.

Leadership faculty have decades of real-world experience to draw on as they create and deliver course content. All full-time and part-time faculty members have completed terminal degrees in related fields.

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Grant Writing Certificate