Nonprofit Management Certificate


If you currently work in the nonprofit sector and seek more training, consider enrolling as a non-degree seeking student and earn an undergraduate certificate in Nonprofit Management.

Certificate in Nonprofit Management (IDS) : The certificate in Non-Profit Management is offered by the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies for students who wish to have an interdisciplinary knowledge of non-profit management but who do not qualify for or need a minor. The certificate consists of 18 semester hours (optional 21 hours).

More information:

  • Academic Credit Info: Dr. Mark Nunes, Chair, Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies,
  • Internship Info: Dr. Brian MacHarg, Director of Academic Civic Engagement, Appalachian & the Community Together,
  • Nonprofit Career Info:  Michelle Brown, Public Service & Environmental Career Counselor, Career Development Center,


Offered through the Master in Public Administration program, this graduate certificate offers those interested in nonprofit management expertise in non-profit organizations, practical leadership skills and research experience, relationships with current and future non-profit leaders, face-to-face evening classes with experienced faculty, and the option to count credits towards a full Masters degree. 

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