Institute for Nonprofits: Graduate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management

The department of Public Administration, with the cooperation of the Institute for Nonprofits, has developed a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management. This 15-credit program, which carries graduate credit, is targeted to individuals working in or planning careers in the nonprofit sector.

Substantial nonprofit experience or an internship is required of candidates for the Certificate in Nonprofit Management. More about the Graduate Certificate.

For further information about the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, contact:

Richard Clerkin, Ph.D.
Director of the Nonprofit Certificate Program
Phone: 919-515-5037
Email: rmclerki@ncsu.edu

The 40-credit Masters of Public Administration (MPA) with a specialization in Nonprofit Management provides students with the management knowledge and skills that complement the course work in the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management.  The MPA core curriculum develops competencies in areas such strategic management, organizational behavior, public policy, quantitative research and ethics. More about the MPA.

For further information about the Masters of Public Administration contact:

Jerrell Coggburn, Ph.D.
Director Of Graduate Programs
Public Administration Chair
Phone: 919-515-1888
Email: jcoggburn@ncsu.edu

Ph.D. Course – Nonprofit Sector Research

This course, open to Ph.D. students from any discipline, provides students with a broad background on nonprofit sector research, as well as a base of knowledge
from which to pursue their own research on nonprofit organizations and voluntary action.

For further information about the Nonprofit Sector Research course, contact:

Richard Clerkin, Ph.D.
Director of the Nonprofit Certificate Program
Phone: 919-515-5037
Email: rmclerki@ncsu.edu

Nonprofit Education Resources

Links to other nonprofit educational resources