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Non-Profit Management Certificate

Nonprofit organizations rely heavily on the development of fundraising, volunteerism, and community support.  Understanding key strategies regarding talent management, ethical decision-making, and identifying grant and funding opportunities are key to success.  The Newman University Nonprofit Graduate Certificate is designed to teach business skills specific to the needs of those working in the nonprofit industry including strategic planning, organizational development, fundraising, volunteer recruitment, and personnel management.


Classes for the Non-Profit Management Graduate Certificate begin in August! Seats are limited.

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Why Earn a Graduate Certificate?

Newman University’s Graduate Certificates offer a unique opportunity for professionals to acquire high-demand knowledge and skills within the span of a single calendar year. Each certificate is designed for individuals who have already completed a bachelor’s degree. Further, the certificate coursework completed can be directly applied toward the given concentration field of study to complete a graduate Master of Business Administration degree. In addition, those who have already completed an MBA, or other graduate degree, can further develop their professional training by completing additional graduate certificates in any of the supplemental fields offered by the Newman School of Business.

Who is this Certificate Designed For?

The Non-Profit Management Graduate Certificate is a great fit for those who work for or within non-profit organizations and are interested in improving their skills and knowledge. Social workers and social work students who are interested in obtaining more knowledge regarding how to run a non-profit organization.

Non-Profit Management Careers

  • Faith-based Organization Leaders
  • Private Non-Profit Education
  • Community & Civic Leaders
  • Development Officers

Curriculum Requirements

Non-Profit Management Graduate Certificate - 12 credit hours

  • BSAD 6033 Organizational Change and Development - 3 credits
  • BSAD 6913 Ethical Management - 3 credits
  • BSAD 6942 Non-Profit Strategy - 3 credits
  • BSAD 6943 Non-Profit Management - 3 credits

Looking for an MBA in Non-Profit Management?

The Newman University School of Business also offers an MBA degree concentration in Non-Profit Management.

View the MBA in Non-Profit Management