Nonprofit Management and Leadership (Z116)

Graduate Certificate Program
College: Public Policy


The Nonprofit Management and Leadership Certificate is a four-course (twelve-credit) graduate certificate program that is designed to provide invaluable skills and experiences to enable students to delve deeply into the complex challenges facing nonprofit leaders. The certificate will equip students to be able to formulate innovative strategies, negotiate the complexities of global philanthropy and NGO leadership, develop entrepreneurial skills, engage in major international issues in the developing world, employ their skills to advance the work of nonprofit organizations, and make a significant difference around the globe.


School of Public Policy
Graduate Admissions

1237 Thurgood Marshall Hall
7805 Regents Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301.405.6331


Courses: PLCY

General Requirements

Program Specific Requirements

  • CV/Resume

*Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland.

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant Fall Deadline Spring Deadline
Domestic Applicants
US Citizens and Permanent Residents July 26, 2024 January 9, 2024
International Applicants
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants N/A N/A


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