Western Kentucky University

Cohort Programs

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration

Curriculum

RSA 560 Issues in Nonprofit Administration - Historical, philosophical, and theoretical examination of the nonprofit sector, voluntary action, and philanthropy. Including the comparative perspectives, scope, and significance of the sector. Critical issues related to nonprofit governance, leadership, and board/committee development.

RSA 565 Nonprofit Grant Writing and Fundraising - Principles, practices, techniques, and ethics of nonprofit grant writing and fundraising. Philanthropy, relationship building, and comprehensive fund development processes. Special emphasis placed on writing grants and developing fundraising strategies.

RSA 570 Fiscal Administration in the Nonprofit Sector - Financial management, accountability, stewardship, planning, and transparency for nonprofit organizations. Financial literacy with emphasis placed on planning and reporting processes requisite for establishing and maintaining federal nonprofit status.

RSA 585 Nonprofit Practicum - Capstone supervised professional experience in approved nonprofit settings where students obtain professional nonprofit experience with agency and faculty supervision.

 Last Modified 7/22/13