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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.

COURSESCHEDULEREGISTRATION DEADLINECOSTREQUIRED/
ELECTIVE
Fundraising 8/21/17 - 10/13/17 8/14/17 $250 Required
Nonprofit Marketing 8/21/17 - 9/15/17 8/14/17 $125 Elective
Social Media & Technology 10/16/17 - 11/10/17 10/09/17 $125 Elective
Strategic Planning 10/16/17 - 11/10/17 10/09/17 $125 Required
Board of Directors 11/13/17 - 12/08/17 11/06/17 $125 Elective
Leadership & Ethics 11/13/17 - 12/08/17 11/06/17 $125 Elective
Introduction to Grantwriting 1/15/18 - 2/23/18 1/08/18 $200 Required
Program Development and Evaluation 1/15/18 - 2/23/18 1/08/18 $200 Elective
Social Entrepreneurship 2/26/18 - 3/23/18 2/19/18 $125 Elective
Volunteer Management 2/26/18 - 4/6/18 2/29/18 $200 Elective
Nonprofit Legal Issues 4/09/18 - 5/4/18 4/2/18 $125 Required
Advanced Grantwriting TBA TBA TBA Elective
Nonprofit Collaboration Strategies 4/09/18 - 5/4/18 4/5/17 $125 Elective
Financial Management 6/5/17 - 7/28/17 5/31/17 $160 Required
Introduction to Grantwriting 6/5/17 - 7/14/17 5/31/17 $120 Additional Offering