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C.W. Post Campus College of Management

College of Management

School of Public Service

Advanced Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofit Management Advanced Certificate provides students with an understanding of the issues unique to nonprofit organizations and the skills to supervise, manage and administrate in nonprofit settings. The Certificate requires successful completion of five (5) courses. Candidates who already have an MPA degree may apply up to three (3) courses (9 credits) toward the Certificate. Candidates for the Certificate in Nonprofit Management must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, and an acceptable record in undergraduate and other studies as reflected by official transcripts. Each candidate must also meet admission criteria established for the M.P.A. degree program.

Plan of Study

Required Course (3 credits)
NPM 650 Introduction to Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Management Electives (9 credits)
Select (3) of the following:

NPM 651 Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Organizations
NPM 652 Human Resource Management for Nonprofit Organizations
NPM 653 Financial Management in Nonprofit Organizations
NPM 654 Legal, Ethical and Governance Issues in Nonprofit Organizations

Related MPA Electives (3 credits)
Select (1) from the following:

MPA 701 Managerial Communication
MPA 708 Work, People and Productivity
MPA 713 Grant Writing and Administration
MPA 721 Quality Improvement and Program Evaluation Strategies

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