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Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research

FAQ

What's the difference between the Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and the Masters in Nonprofit Administration?
The Certificate in Nonprofit Administration is a non-credit program designed for persons in the field or entering the nonprofit sector who want to gain a basic understanding of nonprofit topics.  The Masters in Nonprofit Administration is an in-depth graduate program enabling students to obtain middle and upper level management positions in nonprofit organizations.

How long does it take to complete the Certificate in Nonprofit Administration?
The Certificate in Nonprofit Administration takes one year to complete.

What is the cost of professional services?
Because the Institute is part of an academic institution we are able to offer services at lower cost than our competitors.  Each project is reviewed on a case by case basis.  For a quote on services please contact us at inar@lsus.edu or 318-795-4264.

How can I support the Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research?
The INAR is greatly appreciative of your financial support.  Donations help support the Norman A. Dolch Scholarship program and student travel/registration to the Alliance Management/Leadership Institute (AMI) conference.  Donations can be made to the LSUS Foundation referenced to the Nonprofit Administration.

What scholarships are available?
Undergraduate students may apply for the Norman A. Dolch scholarship and Alliance Management/Leadership Institute Scholarship. Graduate students may apply for the Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration award.

How can I get a student intern for my nonprofit organization?
The IHSPP maintains a database of internship opportunities for students.  Students seeking internship placement are matched with organizations based on interest and availability.  Organizations are asked to provide interns with meaningful learning experiences and financial compensation.