Nonprofit Management

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Boston

Why Nonprofit Management?

This Graduate Certificate provides a comprehensive overview of nonprofit management through an in-depth study of both theory and practice, preparing students to excel in the nonprofit sector.

Nonprofits today simply require a higher level of management expertise, and nonprofit managers are required to manage people and programs more efficiently and effectively. The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management focuses on developing a range of skills in organizational management, financial management, fundraising, grant and report writing, human resources management, and governance.

The program integrates theoretical approaches with practical application, preparing students for positions in either small or large nonprofit organizations. The program targets individuals who work in the nonprofit sector as executive directors, managers, program staff, board members, and volunteers. Students participate in case studies, individual and group projects, and class discussions.


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Unique Features

  • Boston location on flagship campus, a city known as a center of innovative nonprofit leaders
  • Courses from this certificate can be applied to Northeastern's MS in Leadership and MS in Nonprofit Management
  • Designed to help students develop and enhance practical and relevant management skills such as grant and report writing
  • Program designed for an interactive student experience, through group projects and discussion

What you'll study

General Requirements

Required Courses

NPM 6110 - Legal and Governance Issues in Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
NPM 6120 - Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
NPM 6125 - Promoting Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
NPM 6130 - Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
NPM 6140 - Grant and Report Writing
3.00
NPM 6150 - Human Resources Management in Nonprofit Organizations
3.00

Did You Know?

The nonprofit sector ranks third in the U.S. in overall employment, with more than 10.7m employees (Nonprofit HR, 2016).

Stackable Certificate:

Credits earned completing this certificate can be applied towards the MS in Nonprofit Management.

Average Time to Completion

6-12 months

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

Yes