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Non-Profit Management Certificate 


As community needs grow and competition for donors increases, non-profit organizations are looking for mission- and results-driven professionals. EKU’s 100% online non-profit management certificate provides students with the skills needed to implement and oversee strategic planning and financial leadership in the public sector. Graduates are prepared for key leadership roles and to spark positive change in their communities. 

At-A-Glance

Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 12 hours
Tuition: $611 per credit hour
                   $325 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: 0
Career Options: Social and community service manager, director of gift planning, fundraiser, fundraising consultant, public relations manager, principal gifts officer, development director, annual giving director, entrepreneur

What sets our program apart?
Providing a program that can be tailored to your career goals, EKU’s curriculum blends academic andprofessional preparation through course topics such as non-profit financial management, organizational psychology, and strategic planning and grant writing.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Courses begin 6 times per year
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • No campus visits required
  • Free online tutoringand career services assistance
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.