Nonprofit Management (Graduate Certificate)

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management offers practically relevant and academically rigorous training with flexible scheduling options and online course offerings to nonprofit sector professionals working or aspiring to develop a career in nonprofits and philanthropic community.

Admission requirements: Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School.

  • All applicants are required to submit a resume and a personal statement.
  • To be considered for regular admission:
    • Applicants holding Bachelor degrees must have 3.3 grade point average in their undergraduate program.
    • Applicants holding graduate degrees must have 3.0 grade point average in their graduate program.

The program will consist of 12 credit hours, including three required foundational courses and one functional elective course at the 7000-level.

Required Foundational Courses9
Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
Foundations of Nonprofit Management
Marketing, Development, and Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations
Functional Elective3
Organization Theory and Behavior
Public Personnel Management
Managing Public Organizations and Programs
Program Evaluation
Social Entrepreneurship
Total Credits12

All course work must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences