Program Overview

Louisiana State University Shreveport offers a Certificate in Nonprofit Administration which introduces students to basic knowledge and information in the nonprofit field. The Certificate in Nonprofit Administration provides students with tools to assist those already working in the field or who plan to enter. Students enrolled in this program can expect to find employment in various different nonprofit related agencies.

The Certificate Program consists of five required courses and three elective courses. This program has the capability to be finished in one calendar year, which students may enroll in at anytime. The five required courses include Fundraising, Strategic Planning, Introduction to Grant-writing, Nonprofit Legal Issues, and Financial Management. Students may choose three of the following elective courses: Nonprofit Marketing, Social Media & Technology, Board of Directors, Leadership & Ethics, Program Development and Evaluation, Social Entrepreneurship, Volunteer Management, Advanced Grant-writing, or Nonprofit Collaboration Strategies. All courses are available online and class costs range from $80 - $160. This online learning environment allows students to have a flexible experience while working towards their degree. Books for this course can be purchased at the LSUS bookstore or with online vendors.

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    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Louisiana State University-Shreveport is a four-year public school located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Louisiana State University at Shreveport was opened in 1967 as a branch of the Louisiana State University System. The school is the only public four-year university in the Shreveport-Bossier area. LSUS began as a two-year institution, but after nine years was advanced to four-year status in 1976. Since then, LSUS has acquired regional and national accreditation and has added more programs.

    Louisiana State University-Shreveport offers bachelor degrees, master degrees, and continuing education. LSUS offers only master's degrees completely online.


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