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Certificate in Nonprofit Governance

Our graduate certificate in nonprofit governance will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of areas of your organization that are most impacted by governance issues, and how you can pro-actively address them in your organization.

This certificate can be taken alone or may be applied towards the completion of a Bay Path graduate degree upon approval by the appropriate graduate program director.

15 Credit Certificate - 5 core courses

Five Required Courses:
NMP 500 Foundations of Nonprofit Management
NMP 505 Financial Decision Making for Nonprofits
NMP 521 Introduction to Philanthropy and Fundraising Fundamentals
NMP 635 Board Governance and Volunteer Management
NMP 665 Law, Policy, and Government Relations in Nonprofit Organizations


Gainful Employment
Bay Path University is required to provide detailed information about the gainful employment of our students who enroll in certificate programs. These disclosures will assist students in making informed enrollment decisions with regards to the possible employment opportunities that accompany each of the certificate programs. Learn More