Master of Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program

The School of Public Administration offers a Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management. The Executive Certificate is only available to students already enrolled in graduate studies at FAU. The program is designed for professionals in the nonprofit sector who wish to take graduate level courses to enhance their skills. Students will receive the Certificate after completing four of the following five courses:

  • PAD 6142 – Introduction to Nonprofit Management
  • PAD 6149 – Governance in Nonprofit Organizations
  • PAD 6206 – Fundraising for Nonprofits
  • PAD 6233 – Grants Writing and Program Evaluation
  • PAD 6260 – Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

A student can continue in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) or the Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) program at FAU by applying for admission according to University procedures, as outlined in the University Catalog. If admitted to the MPA or MNM program, all the Certificate courses can be transferred, providing a grade of "B" or above is earned in each course.


The Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management is currently available to those already enrolled in a Master's program at Florida Atlantic University, if you have a specific question about the Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management, please contact Dr. Ron Nyhan at

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