Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Management

The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management is an online program designed to give those interested in Nonprofit Management an opportunity to further develop their skills in nonprofit administration, fundraising, personnel management, grant writing, team building and budgeting. The certificate requires the completion of 12 credit hours (4 courses). Students will complete two required courses and a number of electives will be offered to complete the certificate program of study. The selection of elective courses will be identified by the student in collaboration with their advisor.

Admission Requirements

Application requirements can be found at Graduate School Admission Requirements and include:

  1. Completed Graduate Application
            Apply Online
  2. $35 application fee
  3. One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit earned
  4. Three letters of recommendation
            Letter of Recommendation Form
  5. Statement of Purpose
  6. Additional requirements exist for international applicants.  For more information, visit International Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Political Science in the current graduate catalog.

For more information about the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, contact USD Online at 800-233-7937 or by e-mail at cde@usd.edu.