Nonprofit Management

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The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to prepare those individuals currently working in the nonprofit sector with additional training and skills. It offers specialized, graduate-level knowledge in nonprofit management, resources development, strategic planning, volunteerism and program evaluation. To learn more, consult the catalog page for this certificate atĀ

This certificate is available only for Florida students. All applicants must meet in-state tuition requirements prior to enrolling in this program.


18 Total Credit Hours Required. All courses are available in a Web-based format.

Required Courses: 15 Credit Hours

  • PAD 6142: Nonprofit Organizations
  • PAD 5145: Volunteerism in Nonprofit Management
  • PAD 5146: Nonprofit Resource Development
  • PAD 6327: Public Program Evaluation Techniques
  • PAD 6335: Strategic Planning and Management

Elective Course: 3 Credit Hours

Select one from the following:

  • PAD 5850: Grant and Contract Management
  • PAD 6149: Nonprofit Administration
  • PAD 6167: Graduate Nonprofit Leadership Seminar
  • PAD 6208: Nonprofit Financial Management
  • SOW 6383: Social Work Administration*

*Course requires campus-based class attendance

For additional information contact:

Mary Ann Feldheim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Health and Public Affairs

Nasrin Lakhani, M.N.M.
Academic Services Coordinator
College of Health and Public Affairs

Due to restrictive state regulations, UCF is not permitted to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. More informationĀ is available here.

Career Opportunities

  • board member
  • community leader
  • fundraiser
  • grant writer
  • nonprofit manager
  • public sector administrator

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