Nonprofit Management Certificate

Gain a foundational knowledge of fundraising, effective leadership, and financial management to start or improve your nonprofit organization.

To earn this certificate you must:

  • Read carefully, complete, and submit the Nonprofit Management Certificate Agreement before beginning your classes.
  • Successfully complete all required and elective courses within 18 months.
  • Pass all courses and maintain a 70% GPA or higher throughout the program. (Please note: Ed2Go's passing grade is 65%; this does NOT meet VSU PACE's requirement for our certificate programs.)
  • Submit the Course Checklist & Certificate Request form to receive your Grant Writing Certificate.

This certificate program is entirely online. Courses are $119 each unless otherwise noted. Check our online course schedule for start dates.

Core courses:

Electives: Choose 3

Please note: If available, self-paced tutorials may be substituted for instructor-led, 6-week courses. Courses in certificate programs are subject to change. VSU Professional & Community Education reserves the right to amend our policies regarding the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program at any time and will contact those participants who may be affected by any policy adjustments