Nonprofit Management Certificate Program

Build the foundation of knowledge every nonprofit professional should know. The Nonprofit Management Certificate is designed for those working in the nonprofit sector, board members, volunteers, or those looking to enter the industry. 

Successful nonprofit professionals are well-rounded, pairing strong financial and sector-specific expertise with the soft skills required to inspire change and flex under fluid conditions. Leaders will be called upon to fulfill many duties, including
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing
  • Financial Planning & Oversight
  • Staff & Volunteer Management
  • Program Development & Evaluation
  • Board Facilitation
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Legal Compliance
  • Interagency Partnerships

Courses may be taken individually to expand your skill set.

Program Requirements: *

To earn the Nonprofit Management Certificate you must successfully complete the following four required core courses and 3.2 CEUs of elective courses.
  • Governance, Legal Compliance & Public Disclosure
  • Responsible Fundraising
  • Strong Financial Oversight
  • Nonprofit Program Management & Assessment

Elective offerings vary by semester. Elective courses cover key topics in more depth, including fundraising, grant writing, volunteer management, program development, partnerships, and marketing. Refer to online listings for upcoming classes.

*PLEASE NOTE: Completed courses for students in the previous program will be applied toward the new certificate requirements.


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