Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management curriculum

Required Foundational Courses (nine credits)

Course # Title Credits Semester offered
PS 7700 (or former 6710) Foundations of Nonprofit Management 3 Fall
PS 6700 Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations 3 Winter
PS 6720 Marketing, Development, & Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations 3 Spring/summer

Functional elective courses (three credits)

Course # Title Credits Semester offered
PS 7320 Organization Theory and Behavior 3 Annually
PS 7340 Public Personnel Management 3 Annually
PS 7350 Management of Public Organizations and Programs 3 Annually
PS 7460 Program Evaluation 3 Annually
PS 7260 Urban Poverty and Racial Segregation 3 Bi-annually
PS 5630 Statistics and Data Analysis in Political Science 4 Every term
PS 5890 Dispute Resolution 3 Every term
ANT 5600 Museum Studies 3 Every other year
COM 5600 Strategic Communication in Nonprofit and the Arts Organization 3 Annually
COM 6140 Theories of Public Relations 3 Annually
COM 7150 Micro-Approaches to Organizational Communication 3 Every other year
COM 7210 New Media and Strategic Communication 3 Every other year
HIS 7835 Public History: Theory and Method 3 Every other year
MGT 7700 Leadership and Management of Innovation and Technology 3 Annually
MGT 7900 Project Management 3 Annually
MGT 7660 Entrepreneurial Management 3 Every term
MGT 7620 Complex Organizations 3 Every term
MGT 7630 Organizational Change and Development 3 Annually
SOC 6750 Sociology of Urban Health 3 Intermittently
SOC 8710 Advanced Seminar in Race/Ethnicity 3 Every other year
SW 7095 Social Entrepreneurship 3 Annually
SW 7085 Social Work Leadership Strategies 3 Annually
SW 7720 Introduction to Social Welfare Policy in the United States 3 Annually
SW 9260 Current and Historical Trends in US Social Welfare Policy 3 Every other year
UP 5650  Metropolitan Detroit 3 Annually
UP 6340 Community Development 3 Annually
UP 6350 Housing Policy and Programs 3 Intermittently
UP 6680 Neighborhood Decline and Revitalization 3 Every other year