Nonprofit Management Certificate of Achievement

Code: COA.NONPRF.MGT

The Certificate of Achievement (COA) Degree, nonprofit management is designed for students seeking either (1) an entry level a position in the nonprofit sector, or (2) an added nonprofit education credential to an existing degree or skills-set. This COA provides a solid core of specific not-for-profit coursework.  The COA is designed whereby all courses can seamless move to the College’s AS degree program.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Create a well-written “Case for Support” that attracts volunteers, increases stakeholder commitment, builds community awareness and draws in support for their initiative.
  • Resolve a scenario of a “controversial’ problem within the nonprofit sector and compare three different techniques for handling the situation.
  • Develop a “SWOT” analysis, presenting strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of a nonprofit organization.
  • Communicate orally in proper nonprofit terminology potential funding sources and contacts to donors.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various financial statements and guidelines for nonprofit organizations.

Career Pathways

     
     
     

First Semester

ACC-115Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting

3

BUS-115Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations

3

BUS-116Funding and Grant Management

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Second Semester

BUS-201Marketing Principles

3

BUS-207Principles of Business Management

3

LGL-209Nonprofit Law

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Specific Program Notes

Students enrolled in this program ARE NOT REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.