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Community Leadership

Macomb’s Community Leadership Certificate Program prepares you for employment and/or community service.  Through internships and regular interactions with nonprofit organizations, you will be introduced to the organizational, cultural competency and coalition-building skills necessary for community leadership. You will also learn about conflict resolution, social and political power dynamics, and using power strategically to bring about positive change.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Community Leadership

  1. One of few programs like it in Michigan
  2. Internships with Focus Hope, United Way and CARE
  3. Save $18,000+ by starting here – 80% of our students leave debt free

Community Leadership Courses at Macomb

  • Leadership Development
  • Organizing and Conflict Resolution
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Directed Study/Internship

Electives (must complete two):

  • Introductory Psychology
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Modern Social Problems
  • Principles of Management
  • Human Relations

Career Opportunities in Community Leadership

Although the Community Leadership Certificate is not a career pathway, it enhances several majors, including social work, business management, public service, speech and public relations.


How do I find out more about the Community Leadership Certificate Program?

Contact one of the program coordinators: Professor Rochelle Zaranek, 586.286.2273 or Professor Matthew Cross, 586.445.7376.

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