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Certificate in Nonprofit Governance

Earn Your Certificate in Nonprofit Governance

More than ever, nonprofits face an array of complex challenges in their efforts to provide services and education to the public. Regardless of size or program focus, organizations must pay close attention to issues of governance, financial reporting, and compliance. The certificate in nonprofit governance provides a comprehensive understanding of organizational areas that are most affected by governance issues, and how to proactively address them while staying true to your organization’s mission.

Practical Training

Develop the skills and strategies necessary to increase the size and effectiveness of your volunteer corps as well as to examine the impact of legal issues on your organization. You’ll also gain valuable experience establishing accountability structures, including planning and monitoring organizational budgets and assembling an active board.

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Personal Attention

Our respected professional faculty includes experts in nonprofit management with decades of experience working with board members, volunteers, and government officials. With small class sizes and peers who are also invested in this topic, you’ll become better equipped to serve as a leader in nonprofit organizations.

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Flexibility for Your Life

Through your preference of in-person and online coursework, you can complete your certificate in as little as 12 months. Options for scholarships and other financial aid help make your studies affordable—and all certificate courses can be applied toward a degree if you choose to continue your studies at North Park University.

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Gainful Employment Information

North Park University is required to provide detailed information about the gainful employment of our students who enroll in the School of Business and Nonprofit Management certificate programs. These disclosures can assist students in making informed enrollment decisions with regards to the possible employment opportunities that accompany each of the certificate programs.

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Application Process

The application for the certificate in nonprofit governance is quick, easy, and free. Applications are accepted throughout the year as admission is rolling. With courses that are in-person and online and a FREE application, all you need to do is apply today!

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