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Nonprofit Administration

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Program Overview

The Nonprofit Administration emphasis will prepare you for management roles in nonprofit organizations of all sizes. Through this program, you will gain vital skills for nonprofit work, such as grant writing and nonprofit law.

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Program Details

Courses are offered in 7-week terms throughout the year.

A typical plan of study takes about two years to complete, with students taking one 7-week course at a time. Some opt for a slower pace, completing the program in four years.

Grant Writing and Fundraising

This course will prepare students to pursue funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations. Event planning, social media campaigns and other activities of fundraising will be covered as well as an introduction into grant writing. Students will apply their learning with projects from their real-life work.

Nonprofit Law

This course provides and overview of the law as it relates to the nonprofit sector, specifically focusing on issues in tax, business entity, contract, and employment law. Emphasis will be placed on topics such as applying for and maintaining nonprofit status, structuring operations and joint ventures, and fiduciary duties.

**Students will choose two additional courses from the general administration emphases

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