Graduate Certificate in Public & Nonprofit Management
University of Southern Maine

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Public & Nonprofit Management, an online public administration degree, allows students to improve their knowledge and skills in this topic without committing to a master’s degree program.  Of course, if you do decide to enter the Master’s in Policy, Planning, and Management, the credits earned can be transferred to that program.  In the meantime, the flexibility of this program allows you to study when and where it is convenient without sacrificing your career.  

This online nonprofit management degree program provides cutting-edge knowledge, skills, and techniques to professionals and volunteers that helps them respond to managerial and leadership challenges in the nonprofit and public sectors.  Choose from such courses as:

  • Measuring Performance in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors
  • Managing Cities, Towns, and Counties
  • Grant Writing and Development
  • Volunteer Engagement and Management
  • Crisis and Risk Management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern Maine is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent