Online Nonprofit Leadership and Management Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management online provides students with an understanding of the nonprofit sector's role in society and knowledge applicable to those who wish to lead and manage nonprofit organizations.
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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

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The graduate certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management is run by the ASU School of Community Resources and Development by its highly ranked Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. It is a post-baccalaureate certificate that provides students with an understanding of the role of the nonprofit sector and the skills required for effective leadership and management of nonprofit organizations. Foundational courses provide a solid grounding in the history and philosophy of the sector, and other courses integrate theory, research and practice to develop critical leaders and managers.

This program is available to students who are pursuing their graduate degree in a chosen field of study and who have expressed interest in pursuing careers in the nonprofit sector. In addition, this program is well suited for working professionals with an undergraduate degree who wish to strengthen their skills and advance in their careers with a certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management.

Featured courses


Core

NLM 510 The Nonprofit Sector


Core

NLM 520 Financial and Resource Management


Core

NLM 540 Strategic Human Resources Management: 


Core

NLM 545 Volunteer Resource Management


Elective

NLM 515 Nonprofit Organizational Behavior and Management


Elective

NLM 525 Fundraising and Resource Development


Elective

NLM 530 Program Evaluation & Information Management


Elective

NLM 550 Philanthropy


Related careers

Students graduating with a background in Nonprofit Leadership and Management are well situated, regardless of their primary discipline of study, to integrate theory and research and become leaders in a variety of nonprofit settings. Career examples include but are not limited to those shown in the following list.

Fundraiser

Public relations manager

Social and community service manager

Entrepreneur

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Nationally recognized public service programs

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is a comprehensive public service college dedicated to addressing social problems through teaching, research and service. Our public service programs, from public policy, to social work, to criminal justice, to emergency management, are designed to help prepare our diverse student body to make a difference in the community.

Top 10


Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Top 15


Top 15 Best Public Affairs Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. 

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research centers.

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academic programs offered online. 
 

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