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Nonprofit Management (advanced)

A certificate program in Nonprofit Management is offered for individuals who wish to advance their careers in organizations but may not aspire to the Masters in Public Administration. Five courses are required to complete the certificate, which may be accomplished in two semesters. Topics covered include the history and legal aspects of nonprofit management, finance, grants, and program planning and evaluation. All credits earned can be applied to the master's degree if the student meets entrance requirements for the program.


PAA 670 The History of Nonprofit Government3 credits
PAA 671 Law for Nonprofit Managers3 credits
PAA 672 Management Issues in Nonprofit Organizations3 credits
One of the following: 
PAA 501 Accounting for Government, Healthcare and Nonprofit Entities3 credits
PAA 604 Budgeting and Financial Analysis3 credits
PAA 619 Advanced Financial Management3 credits
One of the following: 
PAA 602 Organization Theory and Management3 credits
PAA 615 Program Planning and Evaluation3 credits
PAA 616 Public and Private Grants3 credits
Total Credits15 credits
For more information on this course, please visit the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.