Certificate Requirements

Students wishing to earn a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management must complete the required 15 graduate credit hours with an overall GPA of 3.00 or better. No student may complete all 15 credits within a single school or college. The curriculum consists of the following courses:

Required Courses (12 credits)

Bus Mgmt 718 – Concepts and Practice of Nonprofit Management, 3 credits
Bus Mgmt 721 – Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credits
Bus Mgmt 724 – Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credits
NonProf 725 – Governance of Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credits

One of the following courses (3 credits):

Bus Adm 766 – Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credits
NonProf 740 – Executive Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credits
NonProf 705 – Professionals and Volunteers in Nonprofit Organizations, 3 credits
NonProf 795 – Introduction to Nonprofit Revenue Streams and Portfolios, 3 credits

Completion of the Certificate

Students wishing to pursue the Certificate in Nonprofit Management must submit an application to the Program before completion of six credits in the certificate sequence. There is a time limit of three years from initial enrollment for completion of the certificate program.

Those students who wish to earn the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management can be admitted for the certificate program as non-degree graduate students provided they possess a bachelor’s or higher degree with a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.75. Admission as a non-degree graduate student does not constitute admission to a master’s degree program. Students may also pursue the certificate while enrolled in another graduate program or as a post-graduate student.