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 3.0 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 for at least 3 credits.
|Required Foundational Courses||9|
|Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations|
|Marketing, Development, and Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations|
|Foundations of Nonprofit Management|
|Statistics and Data Analysis in Political Science I|
|Urban Poverty and Racial Segregation|
|Organization Theory and Behavior|
|Public Personnel Management|
|Managing Public Organizations and Programs|
|Strategic Communication in Nonprofit and the Arts Organizations|
|Public Relations Theory|
|Micro-Level Organizational Communication|
|New Media and Strategic Communication|
|Leadership and Management of Innovation and Technology|
|Organizational Change and Development|
|Sociology of Urban Health|
|Advanced Seminar in Race/Ethnicity|
|Social Work Leadership Strategies|
|Social Policy and Advocacy|
|Current and Historical Trends in US Social Welfare Policy|
|Housing Policy and Programs|
|Neighborhood Decline and Revitalization|
The list of functional elective courses will be updated periodically subject to the review and approval of the curriculum committee of the Nonprofit Management program. All course work must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.