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Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research

Non-Credit Programs

CERTIFICATE IN NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION

The Certificate in Nonprofit Administration was introduced in 1995 in direct response to the rapid expansion of the human service field.  Students seeking to enhance their current nonprofit careers or enter into the field are introduced to the basic knowledge and skills of the nonprofit industry. This certificate features 100% online courses.
Certification: 5 required courses and 3 electives
Non-certificate track: Persons wishing to learn about a specific topic may enroll for just that topic.
Persons can enroll in the program at any time and finish in one calendar year.
Register through LSUS Continuing Education.  Once a student has registered, they will receive separate instructions for accessing the course.
Textbooks are listed under Course Descriptions and are available for purchase at any online vendor.  

 

Course

Schedule

Registration DEADLINE

Cost

Required/Elective

Fundraising

8/25/14-10/19/14

8/21/14

$160

Required

Nonprofit Marketing

8/25/14-9/21/14

8/21/14

$80

Elective

Social Media & Technology

9/22/14-10/19/14

9/18/14

$80

Elective

Strategic Planning

10/20/14-11/16/14

10/16/14

$80

Required

Board of Directors

10/20/14-11/16/14

10/16/14

$80

Elective

Leadership & Ethics

10/20/14-11/16/14

10/16/14

$80

Elective

Introduction to Grantwriting

1/20/15-3/1/15

1/15/15

$120

Required

Program Development and Evaluation

1/20/15-3/1/15

1/15/15

$120

Elective

Social Entrepreneurship

3/2/15-3/29/15

2/26/15

$80

Elective

Volunteer Management

3/2/15-4/12/15

2/26/15

$120

Elective

Nonprofit Legal Issues

3/30/15-4/26/15

3/26/15

$80

Required

Advanced Grantwriting

3/30/15-5/10/15

3/26/15

$120

Elective

Nonprofit Collaboration Strategies

5/25/15-6/21/15

5/21/15

$80

Elective

Financial Management

5/25/15-7/19/15

5/21/15

$160

Required

Introduction to Grantwriting

6/22/15-8/2/15

6/18/15

$120

Required
(Additional Offering)