Non Profit Management and Leadership Certificate 

Capella University

A Nonprofit Management and Leadership certificate provides the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to oversee and raise funds for a nonprofit organization. This certificate is essential for one who is looking to enhance the quality of life within his or her community, and would appreciate the experience of business management as well. Upon completion of this program, students will be qualified to work within a nonprofit organization such as a school, Yeshiva, college, Tzedaka organization, health care organization, community center, Kiruv program or various government agencies. They can pursue positions like general manager, business development and resource departments, fundraising, and program coordination and management.

Program Structure

This program is done completely online and is self-paced, with students required to meet deadlines within each semester. There are no live sessions for the student to attend. Students will take courses in Nonprofit Governance and Accountability, Nonprofit Organizational Performance and Program Evaluation, Fund Development and Management, and Nonprofit Strategic and Operational Planning. Each course is worth 4 Graduate level credits, totaling 16 credits. To complete the courses, students must have a computer with high speed internet connection and software for Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Prior Requirements

To begin this program, a student must hold a Bachelor degree from an accredited college with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The program is open to international students. If one’s first language is not English, he or she will have to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. A Bachelor in Talmudic Law (BTL) with an Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools (AARTS) accreditation would suffice for this requirement.

Field Work

There is no field work requirement for a Nonprofit Management and Leadership Certificate

Schedule

There are a number of start dates throughout the year, so one would join for the next available date. Students typically take 1-2 courses per semester, with each semester being 10 weeks, and a 3 week break in between semesters. Depending on the student’s work load, he or she can complete the program in as little as six months, or up to a year. One can expect to dedicate about 10-12 hours of study per course each week. Assignments are due on Sundays, but in case of Yom Tov, students will submit their assignments in advance.

Location

As this program is done fully online, with no set time for classes, students can complete coursework wherever they deem fit.

Cost

The cost of this program is $8,774. This amount includes the TTI membership of $1,100, payable upon enrollment, a $200 program fee to be paid before the start of coursework, as well as the $7,474 tuition to the university. There is no financial aid for this program. Student loans may be an option.

How can I join?

Contact Admissions today, at 877-RING-TTI Extension 0. A TTI associate will assist you in becoming a member of TTI. Once this is completed, a student can apply to the program by accessing www.capella.edu/tti, an exclusive TTI portal, and submitting a letter with proof of TTI membership.

Non Profit Management and Leadership Certificate

A Nonprofit Management and Leadership certificate provides the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to oversee and raise funds for a nonprofit organization. This certificate is essential for one who is looking to enhance the quality of life within his or her community, and would appreciate the experience of business management as well. Upon completion of this program, students will be qualified to work within a nonprofit organization such as a school, Yeshiva, college, Tzedaka organization, health care organization, community center, Kiruv program or various government agencies. They can pursue positions like general manager, business development and resource departments, fundraising, and program coordination and management.

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