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Minnesota's school of policy and planning.

Nonprofit Management Certificate, a Graduate-level Program

Created for professionals in nonprofit organizations, this graduate-level certificate offers specific knowledge and skills related to human resource development, organizational evaluation, finance, conflict resolution, and decision-making. The Nonprofit Management Certificate curriculum is designed for individuals who do not have formal training in the business aspects of managing a nonprofit organization.

What You'll Learn

The Nonprofit Management Certificate can be designed to fit your needs, whether you want to enhance your abilities or gain new skills to advance your career. You can design the certificate by focusing on one of the following areas of emphasis:

  • Leadership
  • Integrative leadership
  • Finance and fundraising
  • Changing organizational environment
  • Policy analysis
  • Arts management

Increasing Opportunities

Minnesota is home to a vibrant community of nonprofit organizations. As the nonprofit sector continues to grow, so do the opportunities for exciting and challenging careers in nonprofit management. Jobs in the nonprofit sector vary by title and duties, with more growth opportunities available in larger organizations. For more information about careers in nonprofit management, visit Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and Minnesota Council on Foundations.

Certificates in Degree Programs

Credits taken while in the Nonprofit Management Certificate may be used to fulfill Humphrey School degree program requirements, contingent on approval from advisor(s) and subject to the Humphrey School's "Application of Graduate Credits to Degree Requirements" policy.

Learn More About The Nonprofit Management Certificate Program

Humphrey School
University of Minnesota
280 Humphrey School
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455