Designed and delivered by the expert faculty of the Department of Arts Administration, the Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management provides administrative, financial, technical, and leadership skills for those seeking careers as professional fundraisers and for non-profit managers who wish to substantially enhance their skills in fundraising.
Certificate students have access to all the resources of the Department and the University, including internship and job placement services.
The certificate is open to qualified applicants who have earned a bachelor’s degree from a fully accredited college or university in the United States or abroad. All candidates for admission are selected on the basis of undergraduate transcripts, academic and personal references, and related work experience.
Transfer of Credits to Degree Programs
Upon completion of the certificate, interested students may apply for admission to the Master of Science in Arts Administration degree program. If accepted, all credits earned toward the certificate will be applied to the degree program.
A total of 16 credits (four courses) are required. Certificate students take classes with students who are in the Master of Science in Arts Administration program.
Four required courses (four credits each):
- Raising Funds and Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations (MET AR 550)
- Capital Campaigns (MET AR 711)
- Individual Fundraising (MET AR 723)
- Financial Management for Nonprofits (MET AR 750)