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Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Our graduate certificate in nonprofit management will help you develop the skills to become a successful manager in the nonprofit sector. You will examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, discover the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team, explore the essentials of fundraising and financial management. Whether you currently work in a nonprofit organization or are considering a career change our nonprofit management certificate will help you achieve your career goal.

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 625 Strategic Planning for Nonprofits
NMP 635 Board Governance and Volunteer Management
NMP 665 Law, Policy, and Government Relations


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