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Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership

This 18-credit program enables participants to develop the leadership skills necessary to address the challenges presented in today's nonprofit sector. The program  is designed for nonprofit professionals who seek further professional qualifications but are not prepared to commit to a full master's program.

The certificate is also suitable for highly committed nonprofit board members who seek to enhance their understanding of the nonprofit sector. Students take two required courses and choose four electives. Courses may be applied to the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management, if student later decides to pursue a Masters.

Required Courses
NPM-510 Management and Leadership in Nonprofits
NPM-531 Managing Financial Resources in Nonprofits

Elective Courses
NPM-501 Strategic Planning in Nonprofit Sector
NPM-520 Human Resource Management in Nonprofits
NPM-525 Starting a Nonprofit
NPM-545 Fundraising and Grant Writing
NPM-551 Government-Nonprofit Relationships
NPM-560 Ethical Issues in Nonprofit Management
NPM-570 Nonprofit Marketing
NPM-580 Program Evaluation Methods