What will I learn?

The graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed for students currently employed in nonprofit organizations was well as students interested in entering the nonprofit sector. The curriculum combines scholarly knowledge with practical applications. Classes are taught by experienced faculty from a variety of fields including public administration, social work, communication, and finance, and by experienced professionals in the local nonprofit community.

Courses present trends affecting nonprofits and government alike and how to use these for the successful leadership and management of nonprofit organizations. Learning with professional managers from other nonprofit organizations, students are able to develop their own personal styles of leadership and management while gaining knowledge and skills in topics outside their immediate job areas for further professional growth. Students gain valuable hands-on project and consulting experience and enjoy a close relationship with faculty and fellow colleagues in the program.

Program Requirements

The graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management requires 18 graduate credit hours, including 6 required hours and 12 approved elective hours. In the Capstone Course, students prepare and present a final group project to a nonprofit or government client.

Which department am I in?

College of Social Science and Communication

Study options

Full Time (18 graduate credit hours, including 6 required hours and 12 approved elective hours)

Tuition fees
USD $725 per credit hour
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Social Science and Communication

2801 South University Avenue,

120 Ross Hall,

LITTLE ROCK,

Arkansas,

72204, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

All applicants to the graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally or internationally accredited institution. Applicants can be from any discipline or major.

Applicants must submit all transcripts from previous institutions to the UA Little Rock Graduate School. Work in other graduate programs or professional programs will be considered in making admission decisions.

All international students must provide an official score on either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS).

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

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