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The undergraduate certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to appeal to students with a background in any major, or non-degree students, who are interested in working in the nonprofit sector. The certificate is designed to allow students to demonstrate to potential employers that they have the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the nonprofit workplace. Competencies covered by the certificate include foundations and management of the nonprofit sector, cultural competence and diversity, and financial resource development, among others. In addition, students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience and connections through nonprofit internships and field experiences.
Completion of the coursework requirements of the certificate and associated extracurricular field experiences allow the student to earn the additional credential of Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) pursuant to standards and competencies set by the National Leadership Alliance. Additional information about the undergraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management may be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
All courses are offered on campus, online, and in remote and hybrid formats.
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Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the school offering the certificate.
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The undergraduate certificate in Nonprofit Management requires 18 credit hours of coursework.
All credit hours for the certificate must be completed at CU Denver. Transfer credits are not accepted.
Students must earn a minimum C- grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy the certificate requirements.
|PUAD 3110||Seminar in Nonprofit Management||3|
|PUAD 4140||Nonprofit Financial Management||3|
|PUAD 4939||Public Service Internship||3|
|Select three courses from the following:||9|
|Collaboration Across Sectors|
|Nonprofit Boards and Executive Leadership|
|Special Topics in Public Service (Study Abroad in East Africa)|
|Special Topics in Public Service (Social Problems and Policies in the Urban Environment )|
Any other approved School of Public Affairs nonprofit elective
Certified Nonprofit Professional Credential
Students completing the Nonprofit Management certificate may choose to simultaneously earn the national Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance by completing additional extracurricular requirements and an examination. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.