Management for Public & Nonprofit Organizations

NYU Wagner draws from its highly regarded Management specialization for the Advanced Professional Certificate in Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations. This graduate-level Certificate offers knowledge and skills related to all aspects of management for public and nonprofit organizations, including strategy and decision-making, marketing, and system analysis. It is designed specifically for students who have worked in nonprofit and public organizations, but seek to deepen their training in the business aspects of running an organization.

Students must complete 12 credits to obtain this Certificate (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted).


Required Course:

Students must complete, or waive, the following course:

CORE-GP 1020 Management and Leadership


Students must choose electives for the certificate from the following list. One three-credit Wagner elective course from another area of specialization may be substituted.

PADM-GP 2110 Strategic Management and Leadership

PADM-GP 2119 Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations

PADM-GP 2125 Foundations of Nonprofit Management

PADM-GP 4101 Conflict Management and Negotiation (1.5 credits)

PADM-GP 4108 Advanced Negotiation and Mediation Skills for Managers (1.5 credits)