Schools & Divisions

School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Graduate Studies

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofit Management Certificate is a 15 credit hour program of study, designed to serve the needs of individuals who would like exposure to the nonprofit sector and nonprofit management issues but who do not wish or need to pursue a degree in nonprofit management. The certificate complements other courses of study or career experience in such areas as social work, library science, and parks and recreation. Students pursuing a nonprofit manage­ment certificate gain an understanding of how to work in and with nonprofit organizations.

Student Consumer Information about this Program

Required Courses

  • SPEA V522 Human Resource Management in Nonprofits (3 cr.)
  • SPEA V525 Management In The Nonprofit Management (3 cr.)
  • SPEA V526 Financial Management for Nonprofits (3 cr.)
  • Two additional SPEA graduate public affairs courses that require class attendance, and have been approved by a faculty advisor (6 cr.)
Total (15 cr.)

Note: Students must take V525 before V522.

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