The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs offers a graduate certificate program in nonprofit organization management.
This graduate certificate is designed for individuals who (1) want to explore a career in one of the nonprofit areas, (2) possess a graduate degree and need to develop specific nonprofit management skills, or (3) want to take some graduate courses without applying to the M.P.A. degree program.
Graduate certificates are awarded for the successful completion of 15 graduate credits as designated. These graduate credits can be applied toward the M.P.A. degree, provided the student attains a 3.0 GPA or higher in the certificate program and satisfies the admission requirements for the M.P.A. program.