The Graduate School

Nonprofit Management

Graduate Certificate

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Program Summary

SPRING 2021
Application Dates: 12/7/2020
Start Dates: 01/25/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
CREDITS AND COST
Credits required: 12
Cost per credit: $693

Dr. Rhonda Trautman

Director of Graduate Certificate

Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

Rebecca Meeks

Student Affairs Officer

The Graduate School

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

SPRING 2021
Application Dates: 12/7/2020
Start Dates: 01/25/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
CREDITS AND COST
Credits required: 12
Cost per credit: $693

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
  • One letter of recommendation

Application Deadlines can be found on the Graduate School's website here. Applicants should have successfully completed college algebra.

 

Curriculum

Students are required to complete 12 credit hours, including three core courses and one elective. The order these courses are taken is flexible. Discuss your goals with our Student Affairs Officer.

  • PA 602: Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • PA 642: Public and Nonprofit Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • PA 661: Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Electives (choose one):
         PA 795: Special Topics in Public Administration (Grant Writing)
         PA 711: Internship in Public Administration
         PA 681: Capstone Project
         PA 662: 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

Rebecca Meeks

Student Affairs Officer

The Graduate School

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.