2012-13 General Catalog
Web site: http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/programs/certificates/nonprofmanagement.html
Nonprofit organizations play vital roles in our communities and contribute to our quality of life. Nonprofit organizations have unique management, funding, and finance issues that require specialized training. The Certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to help staff members, board members, and volunteers develop the business and leadership skills necessary for building a successful nonprofit organization. The program provides a balance of academic principles and real-world experience as well as a fundamental understanding of how nonprofit organizations participate in building communities.
Certificate courses cover a wide range of topics and issues, such as community and government partnerships, organizational leadership, planning, human resources, financial accountability, grant writing, and web site creation and maintenance.
Courses are offered primarily online.Back To Top
The Certificate in Nonprofit Management requires a minimum of 18 s.h. of credit. The certificate program is open to current University of Iowa undergraduate students and to all individuals who hold a bachelor's degree and are not enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in work for the certificate. Completion of the certificate is noted on the student's transcript.
See the Certificate in Nonprofit Management web site for details about how to enter the program.
The Certificate in Nonprofit Management requires the following course work.
Students should complete these two courses before they enroll in the remaining certificate course work.
Students complete one of the following three courses. Two of them, 06T:120 (ENTR:2000) and 06T:125 (ENTR:3520), have corequisites; see the course descriptions on ISIS for choice of corequisites [06T:050 (ENTR:1000) Foundations in Entrepreneurship is the only corequisite that may be taken online].
Students earn a minimum of 9 s.h. in courses chosen from this list.
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