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The undergraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to appeal to students with a background in any major, or non-degree students, who are interested in working in the nonprofit sector. Completion of the coursework requirements of the certificate and associated extracurricular field experiences allow the student to earn the additional credential of Certified Nonprofit Professional pursuant to standards and competencies set by the National Leadership Alliance.
The certificate is designed to allow students to demonstrate to potential employers that they have the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the nonprofit workplace. Competencies covered by the certificate include foundations and management of the nonprofit sector, cultural competence and diversity, and financial resource development, among others. In addition, students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience and connections through nonprofit internships and field experiences.
Students completing the Nonprofit Management certificate may choose to simultaneously earn the national Certified Nonprofit Professional designation from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance by completing additional extracurricular requirements. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.