The Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management is designed to provide skills to support students and professionals leading, directing and managing organizations in the nonprofit sector. The certificate can be obtained as a stand-alone degree or it can be integrated as electives for our Masters programs. Contact Rhonda Trautman, director, for more information
Curriculum: Students are requried to complete 12 credit hours fully online, which includes three core courses and one elective. These courses follow the standard academic calendar (16 weeks) and are also taken by MPA students. Students concurrently enrolled in one of our Masters programs may count either PA 681, PA 711 or both where applicable to the Graduate Certificate in NPM.
Fall: PA 661 Financial Management for Nonprofit organizations/PA 642 Public and NonProfit Orgs Theory and Behavior
Spring: PA 602 Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
Electives (choose one): PA 662 Nonprofit Management or PA 663 Grant Planning and Management