MA in Public Management and Certificate in Nonprofit Management
To complete these two programs individually would require a total of 18 graduate-level courses. However, if you choose to earn them together you will only need to complete 16 courses. In addition, if you are a US student, you can qualify for federal financial aid while earning this combined credential.
Details and Courses
From the MA in Public Management’s Degree Details page, you’ll complete the 6 Required Core Courses and choose 4 Elective Courses.
The remaining 6 courses must be selected from the Customizable Core Courses within the graduate certificate. Full descriptions are available on the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management’s Courses page.
Admission and Application Requirements
The only updated requirement relates to the Statement of Purpose. Please ensure your 1-2 page statement addresses why you are interested in pursuing this degree-and-certificate combination. Describe your academic and career goals, highlighting how the combination of these credentials will help you achieve your goals. Please include a plan of study that addresses your analytical abilities and your interest in studying both the interdependence of the governmental and nonprofit sectors and their common ground in mission-driven performance.