There are more than 1.6 million nonprofit organizations in the US alone, and these organizations need well-prepared leaders and staff to continue making an impact on millions of lives across the globe. This graduate certificate prepares you for program management, across a broad range of fields including religion, education, social services, health, arts and culture, animals, the environment, developing countries, and many other worthwhile causes.
The IUPUI Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to serve the needs of individuals who would like exposure to nonprofit sector and nonprofit management issues but who do not wish or need to pursue a degree in nonprofit management. The certificate complements other courses of study or career experience in such areas as social work, library science, and parks and recreation. Students pursuing a nonprofit management certificate gain an understanding of how to work in and with nonprofit organizations.
Your IUPUI graduate certificate prepares you for such careers as:
- Development director
- Annual giving director
- Program coordinator
- Fundraising consultant
- Alumni relations specialist
To earn the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, you must complete 15 credit hours.
Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Nonprofit management core courses (9 credit hours)
- SPEA elective courses (6 credit hours)
NOTE: You must apply to the graduate certificate program as a degree-seeking student. Applications from non-degree students are not accepted.
Students admitted to a SPEA graduate degree program, or those who have completed more than three SPEA graduate courses are not eligible for admission to the certificate program or eligible for the awarding of a certificate.
Cost for Indiana Residents
Per Credit Hour
- Tuition: $430.75
3 Credit Hours
- Tuition: $1292.25
Cost for Out of State Residents
Per Credit Hour
- Tuition: $1138.50
3 Credit Hours
- Tuition: $3415.50
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