Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Certificate in Non-Profit Management

Course Requirements

Required Courses

Required sections of PUAD 3950 will be titled as follows:

Nonprofit Management I

Nonprofit Management II

PUAD 3950Special Topics


PUAD 3950Special Topics (II)


RHET 2210Small Group Communication


ACCT 2000Introduction to Accounting


MGMT 3141Principles of Management


POLS 3338Principles of Public Admin


Nonprofit Leadership Student Association
Full participation in NLSA is required as experiential learning.  Activities include: speaker series, fund raising, event planning, proper organization structure and procedure and other experiences related to fulfilling the 10 competencies of the certification.

Alliance Management Institute
Attendance at one AMI is required.  Nationally known speakers from the field, case studies, mock interviews, networking with nonprofit organizations, and other Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA) students from across the country are involved in this annual intensive 3-day conference.  Students are required to raise the money to attend.

Students must complete a 300-hour (non-academic credit) internship within an approved nonprofit setting.

Students must document the various experiences and requirements leading to competency achievement through an online portfolio system.

Concurrent of undergraduate degree is required.