Nonprofit Management Program Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Building/Construction Site Management/Manager. 460412


This Nonprofit Management Certificate, offered through the Nonprofit Management Institute at the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, is designed to meet the professional needs of today’s nonprofit professional. A variety of instructional methods are used to provide engaging, practice-oriented learning experiences that are focused on knowledge, skills and techniques that can immediately be implemented in your nonprofit organization.
Competencies to be achieved:
The Nonprofit Management Certificate is comprised of eight courses and
can be taken totally online and face to face.
Each online course takes two weeks to complete and can be done at your own pace.  Each week has one zoom session that is optional, but highly recommended for students to attend.
The courses are facilitated by an instructor with assignments with due dates and discussion questions for student engagement.
The face-to-face course is held on a Thursday and Friday.
Courses in the certificate are:
• NMI 102 Maximizing Human Potential in Nonprofits
• NMI 103 Effective Financial Management Principles
• NMI 104 Engaging and Developing Volunteers
• NMI 105 High Impact Leadership
• NMI 106 Optimizing Nonprofit Resource Fund Development
• NMI 108 Analyzing for Program Impact
• NMI 111 Impactful Board Governance
• NMI 112 Emerging Marketing and Social Media Strategies
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
$2792 (349 per course) Plus graduation fee of $50 = $2842
Intent to Graduate fee $50
C. Provide a list of all books:
No books are required.
D. Supplies required:
E. WIOA Contact:
Cynthia Thiede, Ph.D.
Phone number: 602-496=1061
F. Direct Website link to the program:
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements:
• Other requirements needed:
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
2. Cancellation and Refund Policy:
3. The ASU Lodestar Center offers flexible and accommodating learning opportunities.
The planning process for each course is complex and time-consuming; consequently, we have adopted the following policy regarding the cancellation of attendance at a course by participants. See:
A. Credentials: • Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No:
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: All of the courses in this certificate program can be applied to fulfilling the professional development requirements in earning or maintaining the Certified Association Executive credential. (CAE)
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No:
Career Pathway:
Can lead to the Executive Leadership Certificate.
• Portable:
Yes or No (Explain):
Other Nonprofit Centers also offer the Nonprofit Management Certificate
• Accredited Curriculum:
(This is referring to the course being accredited,
not the test or school)
Yes or No: Y
Accrediting Agency and link to website:
J. Credential Attainment Rate:
Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
NA at this time.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Phoenix, Tucson, or online

Local WIB

5 - ARIZONA@WORK City of Phoenix

Type of Attainment:


Name of Credential

Nonprofit Management Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Winston Scholarship

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - CAE (Certified Fund Raising Professionals

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Graduation Fees

$50.00 NA

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

11-9033.00Education Administrators, Postsecondary
$23.55 per hour
11-1011.00Chief Executives
$22.37 per hour

Provider Status



400 E Van Buren St., Suite 900, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Phone Number

(602) 496-0500

Fax Number

(604) 496-0952

Web Address

Last Updated

Aug 16, 2022


Aug 11, 2014


Aug 16, 2023

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