What will I learn?

This program emphasizes the human dimensions associated with leading and managing nonprofit organizations. All courses in this program can apply to the MSLM program, if desired. The admissions requirements for the certificate are identical to those for the MSLM program.

Required Courses: 18 semester hours

  • MGMT 530 Managing Nonprofits 3
  • MGMT 531 Marketing for Nonprofits 3
  • MGMT 532 Effective Fundraising 3
  • MGMT 533 Accounting and Compliance for Nonprofits 3
  • MGMT 534 Grant Writing for Public & Private Funding 3

Which department am I in?

College of Business and Public Management

Study options

Full Time (18 hours)

Start date

Expected January, March 2022


University of La Verne

1950 Third Street,



91750, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. A preferred GPA of 2.5 or above for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study, and a GPA of 3.0 for any graduate work.

TOEFL - 80 iBT or higher, 550 pBT or higher; Duolingo English Test - 105 or higher; IELTS - 6.5 overall band score or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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