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 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.

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.