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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.

Course Requirements

PAA 670 The History of Nonprofit Government 3 credits
PAA 671 Law for Nonprofit Managers 3 credits
PAA 672 Management Issues in Nonprofit Organizations 3 credits
One of the following:
PAA 501 Accounting for Government, Healthcare and Nonprofit Entities 3 credits
PAA 604 Budgeting and Financial Analysis 3 credits
PAA 619 Advanced Financial Management 3 credits
One of the following:
PAA 602 Organization Theory and Management 3 credits
PAA 615 Program Planning and Evaluation 3 credits
PAA 616 Public and Private Grants 3 credits
Total Credits 15 credits

For more information on this course, please visit the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.