Academic Certificate

Nonprofit Administration

Become a leader in the nonprofit sector

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Credits & Duration

  • 20 credits
  • 3 quarters


Start Term

  • Fall


  • Varies by course - see catalog

What You'll Learn

This three-course certificate will introduce you to the essential skills and responsibilities for effective nonprofit administration. Over one academic year, you’ll gain access to a wide range of tools that nonprofit professionals rely on to keep their organizations running smoothly, including:

  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising
  • Budgeting
  • Leadership and management
  • Networking
  • and more!

If you’re already working for a nonprofit organization, this certificate will help you broaden your skillset and prepare you for new opportunities in your career.

Certificate Coursework

This certificate consists of 20 undergraduate credits. The following core coursework must be taken in sequence: 

Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector and Grant Writing - Fall Quarter, 8 credits
Nonprofit Leadership, Management, Fundraising, and Development - Winter Quarter, 8 credits
Nonprofit Internship or Final Project - Spring Quarter, 4 credits

Learn more about courses in the Academic Catalog