Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management

The graduate certificate in nonprofit management provides an overview of central concepts in managing nonprofit organizations and is intended to meet the needs of students seeking a focused experience in order to prepare for or advance their careers in the nonprofit sector. Certificate students enroll in regular courses of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and earn graduate credit.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits. 

Required
PPPA 6031Governing and Managing Nonprofit Organizations
PPPA 6032Managing Fund Raising and Philanthropy
Elective
Two of the following
PPPA 6016Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation
PPPA 6033Nonprofit Enterprise
PPPA 6034Managing Nonprofit Boards
PPPA 6053Financial Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
PPPA 6058International Development NGO Management

Other Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration nonprofit courses may be offered periodically. With prior approval of the field advisor, certain non-Trachtenberg School courses at GW may be counted toward the elective group.