Nonprofit Leadership, Graduate Certificate

This graduate certificate is specifically designed to respond to the employment needs and opportunities within one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy. The nonprofit leadership certificate is a multidisciplinary program for graduate students and nonprofit practitioners interested in gaining knowledge and skills for success and advancement in nonprofit leadership.

Program Highlights

  • The NPL Graduate Certificate is a 15-credit interdisciplinary program that helps students advance their careers in the nonprofit sector. Through both theoretical learning and hands-on application.
  • Students develop competencies in the areas of program planning and evaluation, program administration, and financial management and development.
  • The program can be completed online and is designed for those working in nonprofits, philanthropy, and government-nonprofit partnerships.
  • Some students may be able to complete the program entirely online.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling October 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 12-18 Months


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Kristi Rendahl
kristi.rendahl@mnsu.edu
507-389-5215

Non-profit Leadership Website