Certificates

Earn a Graduate Certificate in Non-profit Administration

What will you get from App State?

  • Expertise in non-profit organizations
  • Practical leadership skills and research experience
  • Relationships with current and future non-profit leaders
  • Face-to-face evening classes with experienced faculty
  • Option to count credits towards a full Masters degree

Which 5 classes will you take?

  • 3 Core classes: 
    • Grant Writing and Fundraising
    • Non-profit Management
    • Applied, project based research
  • 2 electives, choose from:
    • Budgeting and Finance
    • Communications
    • Social Work
    • Others—based on your interests

What do you need to do?

Submit a streamlined application — No test scores required: Click here to begin your application!

  • Begin in Fall or Spring semester
  • Earn certificate in 12-18 months 
  • Approximately $1,500 per class

Contact Dr. Kathy Webb Farley, Certificate Coordinator

Anne Belk Hall, Office 351G
(828) 262-6700
webbfarleyke@appstate.edu

Other graduate certificates of interest to students seeking careers in the public sector are offered through the Department of Geography and Planning

Accreditation

naspaa accredited the commission on peer review & accreditation

Contact

MPA Director
Dr. Mark Bradbury
bradburymd@appstate.edu

Anne Belk Hall Room
353G
PO Box 32107
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608
828-262-7913

Department of Government and Justice Studies

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