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MPA Degree & Certificate in Nonprofit Organizations

Graduates of the program receive both the Master of Public Administration degree and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management.  Students are required to successfully complete 36 credit hours for the MPA degree, and the certificate is awarded to students who complete 15 of their 36 credit hours from courses offered and approved by the faculty of the Program Concentration in Nonprofit Organizations.

Courses offerings may include:

  • Seminar in Nonprofit Management*
  • Nonprofit Financial Management*
  • Social Entrepreneurship  
  • Nonprofits and Public Policy
  • Nonprofit Boards and Executive Leadership  
  • Public Sector and Nonprofit Sector Partnerships  
  • Understanding and Achieving Funding Diversity
  • Other courses based on current issues

*required courses 

See what alumni are saying about their experience in the Nonprofit Management Program | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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