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Courses at the 400-level

NPST 400: Institute in Nonprofit Studies

Students participate in an introductory course to develop skills and competencies appropriate to careers in nonprofit organizations. Course topics include nonprofit organization structure, leadership, strategic planning, budgeting, human resources, fundraising, philanthropy, and legal principles.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Approval of application to the Certificate Program in Nonprofit Studies
NPST 401: Financial Management for Nonprofits

This course presents basic information about budgeting and financial management systems in nonprofit organizations, including the alignment between budgets, reporting, and organizational mission.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Successful completion of NPST 400, or consent of the director of the Certificate Program in Nonprofit Studies.
NPST 402: Staff and Volunteer Management for Nonprofits

Students will develop knowledge and skills in areas of human capital management systems, processes and philosophies that ensure nonprofit organizational success.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Successful completion of NPST 400 and 401 or consent of the director of the Certificate Program in Nonprofit Studies.
NPST 404: Communications and Resource Development for Nonprofits

Students will develop knowledge and skills in areas of human capital management systems, processes and philosophies that ensure nonprofit organizational success.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Successful completion of NPST 400 or consent of the director of the Certificate Program in Nonprofit Studies.

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