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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.


Curriculum

The Nonprofit Management Certificate requires 13 semester credits, including 7.5 credits in core courses, and a minimum of 5.5 credits in electives.

Required core courses (7.5 credits)

  • PA 5003 Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management (1.5 credits)
  • PA 5251 Strategic Planning and Management (3 credits)
  • PA 5101 Management and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations (3 credits)

Note: All core courses must be taken for a letter grade.

Electives (A minimum of 5.5 credits)

You may select electives from the following list and your program plan must be approved by a faculty adviser. Other courses may be used if approved by your adviser.

Leadership:

  • PA 5190 Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • PA 5190 Managing Conflicts (3 credits)
  • PA 5311 Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • PA 5941 Leadership for the Common Good (3 credits)
  • PubH 6727 Health Leadership and Effecting Change (2 credits)
  • SW 8552 Advanced Community Practice: Leadership, Planning, and Program Development (2 credits)
  • SW 8561 Human Resources Management in Human Services Agencies (2 credits)
  • SW 8902 Social Work Supervision, Consultation and Leadership (2 credits)
  • EDPA 5501 Principles and Methods of Program Evaluation (3 credits)

Integrative leadership:

  • PA 5103 Leadership and Change in an Innovation Society (4 credits
  • PA 5941 Leadership for the Common Good (4 credits)
  • SW 5904 Facilitation & Conflict Mgmt: A Humanistic Approach (2 credits)
  • EDPA 8020 Leadership: From Theory to Reflective Practice (3 credits)
  • MGMT 6402/ PA 5190 Integrative Leadership Seminar (2 credits)

Finance and fundraising:

  • PA 5111 Financial Management in Public and Nonprofit Organizations (3 credits)
  • PA 5123 Financing Nonprofits: Philosophies and Realities (3 credits)
  • PubH 6557 Healthcare Finance (2 credits)
  • SW 8562 Human Services Finances (2 credits)

Changing organizational environment:

  • PA 5012Politics of Public Affairs (3 credits)
  • PA 5102 Organization Performance and Change (3 credits)
  • PA 5104 Strategic Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • PA 5190 Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • PA 5405 Public Policy Implementation (3 credits)
  • PubH 6751 Principles of Management in Health Services Organizations (2 credits)
  • SW 8551 Advanced Community Practice: Assessment, Organizing, and Advocacy (2 credits)
  • SW 5911 Gloabal Social Work and Social Development (2 credits)
  • HRD 5301 Organization Development (3 credits)

Policy analysis:

  • PA 5002 Introduction to Policy Analysis (1.5 credits)
  • SW 5801 Policies and Programs in American Social Welfare (2 credits)
  • SW 8563 Advanced Policy Advocacy (2 credits)
  • EDPA 8703 Public Policy in Higher Education (3 credits)

Other:

  • SW 8802 Social Policy and Economic Security of Disadvantaged Populations (2 credits)
  • SW 8804 Child Welfare Policy (2 credits)
  • SW 8805 Aging and Disability Policy (2 credits)
  • SW 8806 Health and Mental Health Policy (2 credits)
  • SW 8807 International and Comparative Social Welfare Policy (2 credits)

 


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University of Minnesota
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Minneapolis, MN 55455

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