Management for Public & Nonprofit Organizations

NYU Wagner draws from its highly regarded Management specialization for the Advanced Certificate in Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations. This Advanced 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 Advanced Certificate. The curriculum is designed to be completed in two to three semesters, however students may take up to three years.

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Required Courses:

Students must complete, or waive, the following course (3 credits):

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
CORE-GP.1020 Management and Leadership None Fall, Spring, Summer 3


Students must complete the following courses (7.5 credits). The final 1.5 credits should be chosen in conjunction with an advisor.

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2110 Strategic Management and Leadership CORE-GP.1020 Fall, Spring, Summer 3
PADM-GP.2119 Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations CORE-GP.1020 Fall, Summer 3
PADM-GP.4101 Conflict Management and Negotiation None Fall, January, Spring, Summer 1.5

Three credits of coursework may be substituted from another NYU Wagner course (including another field/area of specialization) with approval.


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