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Nonprofit Management, Graduate Certificate

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The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to provide graduate education in nonprofit management for those individuals who are currently serving as managers or volunteers in nonprofit organizations, or those who might want to pursue careers in nonprofit management. The certificate is also intended to serve the interests of students currently enrolled in UNC Charlotte graduate programs.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Graduate Certificate program in Nonprofit Management is open to graduates of a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body. To apply, the student must meet the following requirements:

  1. A completed Graduate Admissions application form and statement of professional goals
  2. 12 months of full-time continuous employment in a government agency, nonprofit organization, or appropriate business organization (or be currently enrolled in another graduate program).  This requirement may be waived for students who already have a Master’s degree. 
  3. Two official transcripts from post-secondary educational institutions
  4. Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources
  5. An overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Certificate Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management consists of 15 credit hours within the MPA curriculum.

Total = 15 Credit Hours

Transfer Credit

No more than three credit hours may be transferred into the certificate program from other academic institutions.

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