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Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research

Non-Credit Programs

Option 1

CERTIFICATE IN NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION. Students seeking to enhance their current nonprofit careers or entering into the field are introduced to the basic knowledge and skills of the nonprofit industry.

  • This certificate is 100% online.
  • Requirements: 8 required courses, must have an associates degrees or 2 years work or volunteer experience with a nonprofit

Option 2

NON-CERTIFICATE TRACK: Persons wishing to learn about a specific topic may enroll for just that topic.

  • Requirements: Associates degree or 2 years work or volunteer experience with a nonprofit.

Option 3

NONPROFIT CNP CERTIFICATION through LSUS is a nationaly recognized nonprofit certification for students who have obtained a bachelors degree.

  • This certificate is 100% online.
  • Requirements: 8 required courses, must have a bachelors degree, enroll in the CNP program ($25 enrollment fee), and attend AMI/Virtual AMI

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Online Application.
  2. Email the following required materials to Kassie Cash at Kassie.cash@lsus.edu.
    1. 500 word statement of purpose that explains the applicant’s reason for seeking a certificate in Nonprofit Administration and his or her academic and professional goals.
    2. Resume

After you enroll and are accepted, you will receive instructions via e-mail before the courses begin.

Persons can enroll in the program at any time and finish in one calendar year. Textbooks are listed under Course Descriptions and are available for purchase at any online vendor.

For any questions contact the Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research at (318) 795-4208 or Kassie.cash@lsus.edu.

COURSE SCHEDULE REGISTRATION DEADLINE COST
NPA 001: Nonprofit Marketing and Communications                                              8/21/17-9/22/17 8/14/17 $300
NPA 002: Fundraising and Development 9/25/17-10/27/17 9/21/17 $300
NPA 003:Nonprofit Leadership and Legal Issues 10/30/17-12/8/17 10/25/17 $300
NPA 004: Board of Directors and Volunteer Management 1/8/18-2/9/18 1/3/18 $300
NPA 005: Program Development and Sustainability 2/12/18-3/16/18 2/7/18 $300
NPA 006: Nonprofit Collaboration Strategies 3/19/18-4/20/18 3/14/18 $300
NPA 007: Cultural Diversity 4/23/18-5/25/18 4/18/18 $300
NPA 008: Financial Budgeting 5/28/18-6/29/18 5/23/18 $300