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The Nonprofit Management Certificate is currently closed to new applicants. Students currently enrolled in the certificate should contact the Certificate Program Representative listed below to discuss a plan to complete the certificate.


The Nonprofit Management Certificate is a dynamic initiative by UCLA Extension to educate and empower a new generation of nonprofit managers within Southern California and beyond. The one year program prepares a core group of nonprofit professionals to take on the challenges and opportunities of an evolving nonprofit industry that demands strong management, communication, and critical thinking skills. This program is designed to prepare new & mid-level nonprofit professionals to take on new roles in the areas of strategic planning, financial management, capacity building, and program evaluation. To apply for this certificate, please follow the application guidelines here. If you have any questions about the information below, then please contact us at nonprofit@uclaextension.edu . Graduates of our program will not only demonstrate innovative solutions, but also the ability to address critical social issues as they seek to advance the tradition of philanthropy, activism, and social responsibility within their organization and the communities they serve.

Jennifer Polutan
(310) 825-7093

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $165.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $5,000.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $600.00
Estimated Total Cost: $5,765.00

*The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: No

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