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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nonprofit Studies Certificate

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This certificate of completion is intended to provide additional knowledge and skills in the area of Non-Profit Studies. This certificate program is designed for working professionals and non-degree-seeking students who may or may not have a baccalaureate or master’s degree or agency training in the administration and management of nonprofit and public organizations. Non-degree students may register for each course sequentially, or select only those classes that meet their professional goals (non-certificate). All courses within this certificate can be applied toward the completion of the Human Services major.


Total hours for certificate: 24


In order to qualify for the Nonprofit Studies Certificate, an applicant must be accepted as an MSU Denver student. Each student must also complete a minimum of 150 hours of volunteer experience in a nonprofit agency while enrolled in the certificate program that applies the skills learned in the classroom. If the student can demonstrate that s/he has at least 500 hours work experience in a nonprofit organization, paid or unpaid, this requirement may be waived. Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of “C” or better. The courses cannot be taken pass/fail.

For more information, contact the Department of Human Services at 303-556-2951.

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