As students prepare for their careers or advancement in their current positions, they gain insight into the interdependence between the nonprofit, public and for-profit sectors. Graduates are able to span the boundaries of these three sectors to assess community needs, navigate the realm of public policy, and strategically and effectively manage organizations that ultimately benefit society.
Students who pursue the certificate in nonprofit management also have the option to earn the nationally recognized Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.
Students must complete the course below, for a total of 3 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
In addition to the required courses, students must complete three elective courses from the list below or that have been approved by their advisor, for a total of 9 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
View the admissions requirements for the School of Public Affairs.