The purpose of the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Administration (NLA) is to strengthen the capacity of leaders to carry out the missions of the organizations they serve. This is accomplished through education, community service, and research designed to improve the contribution that public-serving organizations can make to society. Special emphasis is placed on individual and community development as the pivotal function of nonprofit organizations and collaboration as the central mode of the public problem solving.
The Nonprofit Leadership and Administration certificate program is an eighteen (18) credit hour program of study. Three course courses (9 credit hours) are required. The remaining nine (9) credit hours may be taken as electives.
In order to access the course descriptions, click on the course numbers.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|Core Courses: 9 credit hours required|
|PADM 6400||Nonprofit Governance||3|
|PADM 6431||Budget Development and Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|PADM 6441||Human Resources for Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|Elective Courses: 9 credit hours required|
|PADM 5830||Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|PADM 5840||Promoting Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|PADM 5870||Fund Raising for Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|PADM 6471||Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|PADM 6481||Planning in Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|PADM 6461||Evaluation in Nonprofit Organizations||3|
|SWRK 6670||Program Planning||3|