Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

Nonprofit Management

Graduate Certificate

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Program Summary

FALL 2022
Application Dates: 07/22/2022
Start Dates: 08/22/2022
Spring 2023
Application Dates: 12/9/2022
Start Dates: 01/9/2023
CREDITS AND COST
Credits required: 12
Cost per credit: $715.50

Dr. Rhonda Trautman

Director of Graduate Certificate

Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

407 Patterson Office Tower

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Lead, direct and manage organizations in the nonprofit sector. This graduate certificate is designed to benefit students seeking careers in the nonprofit sector, professionals currently working in the nonprofit sector, and government employees transitioning to the nonprofit sector.  

Program Summary

FALL 2022
Application Dates: 07/22/2022
Start Dates: 08/22/2022
Spring 2023
Application Dates: 12/9/2022
Start Dates: 01/9/2023
CREDITS AND COST
Credits required: 12
Cost per credit: $715.50

Gain Skills to Lead a Nonprofit

This certificate can be obtained as a stand-alone degree or be integrated with other degree offerings. Contact our program's Student Affairs Officer to further discuss this option. 

Application Requirements

  • CV or resume
  • Personal statement
  • Transcripts

​Application Deadlines can be found on the Graduate School's website here.

 

Curriculum

Students are required to complete 12 credit hours which includes three core courses and one elective. These courses follow the standard academic calendar. 

Fall
  • PA 661: Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
  • PA 642: Public and Nonprofit Organizational Theory and Behavior

Spring
  • PA 602: Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Electives (choose one):
  • PA 662: Nonprofit Management
  • PA 663: Grant Planning and Management


NOTE: Students concurrently enrolled in one of our graduate programs may count either PA 681 or PA 711 where applicable to the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management.
Students who are not concurrently enrolled in one of our graduate programs must take either PA 662 or PA 663 as their 4th class in the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management.

 

 

Federal Financial Aid and Certificate Programs 

Please note that federal financial aid is not available for certificate programs, but other financial resources may be available on the Financial Aid page.


Contact

Dr. Rhonda Trautman

Director of Graduate Certificate

Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

407 Patterson Office Tower

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.