University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Nonprofit Administration Certificate

The Certificate in Nonprofit Administration will prepare students with fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for social impact careers in the nonprofit sector. The 12-credit undergraduate certificate will teach leadership, theory, and unique skill sets in public service and nonprofit administration including fundraising, strategic planning, community organizing, program evaluation, financial management, grant writing, leadership, public policy, theory of social change, etc.  Students may enter the certificate program at any point during their undergraduate studies.

Post-secondary Certificate - Nonprofit Administration


Required Courses12
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
NPAD 166YIntroduction to Public Service3
NPAD 367Leadership and Nonprofits3
NPAD 466Practical Applications in Nonprofit Administration3
NPAD 467Advanced Nonprofit Admin3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-