Certificate in Social Impact Storytelling

Curriculum & Schedule

You must successfully complete the six required courses in sequence as a cohort for a total of 12.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), which is equivalent to 126.0 contact hours.

The fully online program combines asynchronous instruction with six live bi-weekly online class cohort meetings via Zoom that are one-hour in length to facilitate cohort networking and discussions with special guests. Each module is two weeks in length within the 3-month program.

  1. Fundamentals of Social Impact Storytelling (1.8 CEUs)
  2. Designing Stories With Purpose and Emotion (2.7 CEUs)
  3. Creating Your Story Portfolio (2.7 CEUs)
  4. Building A Sustainable Culture of Storytelling (1.8 CEUs)
  5. Future of Storytelling (1.8 CEUs)
  6. Becoming A Story Changemaker (1.8 CEUs)


Course Name Fall 2022 Spring 2023
Fundamentals of Social Impact Storytelling Aug 29- Sep 11 Feb 27- Mar 12
Designing Stories With Purpose and Emotion Sep 12- Sep 25 Mar 13- Mar 26
Creating Your Story Portfolio Sep 26- Oct 09 Mar 27- Apr 09
Building A Sustainable Culture of Storytelling Oct 10- Oct 23 Apr 10- Apr 23
Future of Storytelling Oct 24- Nov 06 Apr 24- May 07
Becoming A Story Changemaker Nov 07- Nov 20 May 08- May 21