Fundraising Management Certificate


The Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management is a nine-credit program. Students must take two required three-credit courses and three hours of elective coursework.

Required CoursesCredit
PUR 6416Public Relations and Fund Raising 3
MMC 6936Fundraising Communication Fundamentals 3
MMC 6949Professional Internship1-3
EDH 6066American Higher Education 3
EDH 6931Special Topics in Higher Education1-3
EDH 7635Higher Education Administration3
ENT 6008 Entrepreneurial Opportunity2
ENT 6616Creativity in Entrepreneurship2
MAN 6447Art and Science of Negotiation2
MAN 6627Cross Cultural Negotiation2
MAN 7146Seminar in Leadership1-3
FYC 5106Personal/Family Retirement & Estate Planning3
SOP 6099Survey of Social Psychology2-3

Note: The three elective credits can be substituted with graduate-level coursework in a relevant topic but must be approved before registration by the program coordinator and faculty adviser, Dr. Kathleen Kelly.

Academic Policy

The Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management follows the general academic policies of the College of Journalism and Communications’ Division of Graduate Studies and Research.