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Not-for-Profit Management

This program is under review and no longer accepting applications.

Certificate Overview

The purpose of the Not-for-Profit Management Certificate Program is to provide participants with the skills and abilities necessary to meet the challenges of managing within the complex and competitive arena of not-for-profit organizations. At the completion of the certificate program, participants will have the unique ability to integrate fundamental management strategies with the not-for-profit organization’s mission and values. The certificate program will be completed in fifteen (15) course credits.

Requirements and Curriculum

Not-for-Profit Graduate Certificate

Attend a Graduate Continuing Education Information Session

Program at a Glance


Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Admissions requirements are as follows:

  • An official transcript of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Professional Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts for graduate level course work from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)
  • A personal interview may be requested by the program chair or student
  • Graduate application and fee


Online and on-campus courses offered in the evenings with some day courses during the summer.

Total Credits

15 credits

Program Cost

Tuition and fees

Time Frame

While you can complete the program in as little as 18 months, you have 6 years to complete the program.

Program Highlights

  • Certificate offers two distinct tracks. Students can tailor the program to fit their career/professional development needs.
  • Credit for MGMT courses may be applied to an MBA if the courses are taken within 6 years of being accepted into the MBA program.

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