Strengthen Your Nonprofit Organization

The College of Business and Economics graduate certificate in Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Building is designed for nonprofit organization leaders—executives, administrative staff members, board officers and other members—who are seeking to strengthen the capacity of their organization in terms of fiscal, operational, strategic and governance performance.
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Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Building Graduate Certificate

Certificate Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the graduate certificate in Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Building provides students the knowledge and skills needed to build the operational capacity and sustainability of their organization, whether large or small, new or in need of rejuvenation, local or global. Coursework focuses on personal leadership attributes, as well as organizational leadership theory and practice, accountabilities of nonprofit governance and critical legal issues affecting nonprofits.

Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.

Certificate Requirements

Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Building Certificate Total Requirements: 12 credit hours
Select 4 classes (12 credit hours) from the following:
MNM 610 Legal Issues for Nonprofits
MNM 633 Human Resource Leadership in NPOs
MNM 644 Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations
MNM 647 Program Development and Accountability
MNM 648 Governance and Organizational Leadership
MNM 670 Financial Resource Development

Prospective students, please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an Admissions Counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates. (Current students, contact an Academic Advisor in the MNM program).

How to Apply

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Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a graduate certificate from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

Current or very recent significant engagement in a nonprofit organization (paid or volunteer) and/or access to a nonprofit's leadership team is required.

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to achieve graduate-level writing and critical analysis before admission to the graduate certificate in Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Building program.

  • Complete the online certificate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcripts within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcripts are received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the CPS Admission Office.
  • Two letters of recommendation from colleagues or supervisors who know your work in a professional setting and are able to give specific information about your abilities and potential
  • Current resume
  • Required admission essays
  • Faculty interview
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2015-2016 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $5,990 12 $495 $50
Online $5,990 12 $495 $50

2016-2017 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2016

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $6,300 12 $525 $50
Online $6,300
12 $525
$50

Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information. Click here for information regarding student parking fees.