Spring 1 2024 classes start on January 15, 2024
The online Undergraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration is offered through LSU Shreveport. This certificate equips students with the foundational knowledge and practical skills necessary to succeed in the nonprofit sector. The curriculum is also designed and taught by experienced professionals in the field. Our flexible and affordable program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of nonprofit management, fundraising, nonprofit law, and other essential topics. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared for several entry-level roles in nonprofit organizations, including Development Coordinators, Program Assistants, Volunteer Coordinators, or Administrative Assistants.
Gain in-demand skills in key areas of nonprofit administration including fundraising, nonprofit finance and board development.
The 100% online program features a flexible format that is ideal for working professionals.
Receive support from a dedicated Student Success Coach from application to graduation.
We offer all students competitive tuition rates with no out-of-state fees.
The nonprofit sector plays a critical role in addressing social and economic challenges, and a strong nonprofit administration workforce is essential to ensuring the sector's continued success. At LSUS, we offer short-term and long-term educational options designed to prepare students for jobs in the nonprofit space.”
Dr. Helen Wise
Professor, Louisiana State University Shreveport
Total credit hours per program: 18 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $301
Total cost with fees: $5,409
Cost may be reduced if transfer courses apply.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
|NPA 402 - Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector||3|
|NPA 434 - Nonprofit Boards and Leadership||3|
|NPA 461 - Nonprofit Financial Oversight||3|
|NPA 462 - Fund Development and Grants||3|
|NPA 420 - Social Institutions||3|
|NPA 403 - Administrative Law of Nonprofit Organizations||3|
The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree and achieving your personal goals. We’ve streamlined the process to help you get started quickly and easily. LSUS offers multiple options to qualify for admission to undergraduate programs. Please find the option below that matches your admission type.
Note: If the math ACT/SAT sub-score is met and the English sub-score is within three points of the needed sub-score and all of the above requirements are met, a student could be admissible to LSUS. Additionally, if the English sub-score is met and the Math sub-score is within three points of the required sub-score the student could be admissible.
Note: Applicants are required to submit all transcripts to the LSUS Admissions Office for an admissions decision. The LSUS Registrar's Office will review all transcripts and determine the LSUS Equivalency. The LSUS Academic Department determines which credits apply to the degree.
Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115
Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE— to email@example.com.
Students enrolled in the online Undergraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration will learn essential skills and knowledge necessary to work in the nonprofit sector.
Students in this program will learn to do the following:
Why choose LSU Shreveport’s online Undergraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration?
LSU Shreveport's online Undergraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration is ideal for students who want to work in nonprofit organizations but don't yet have a bachelor's degree. This flexible online program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the field. Ultimately, this certificate can help professionals be more effective in the nonprofit sector and advance in their careers, even if they don't have a traditional undergraduate degree.
Take the first step forward by completing the form and our enrollment team will contact you soon to discuss: