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Nonprofit-Human Service Management Certificate (Post Secondary)

Kent State University admission requirements apply, including assessment testing. Students may enroll in the program even if they have prior degrees. Students must declare themselves as a certificate candidate prior to completing half of the courses and must complete a minimum of 15 credits at Kent State University.


Course Title Credits
ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
HDFS 44033F Nonprofit Management I 3
  44034S Nonprofit Management II 3
Approved internship or practicum course* 3-12
Choose from the following: 3
BMRT 11000 Introduction to Business (3)  
CHDS 10002 Introduction to Careers in Education, Health and Human Services (3)  
37700 Human Relations in a World of Diversity (3)  
CTTE 46029 Training and Development (3)  
HDFS 34031 Cultural Diversity (3)  
  44018 Professional Development in Human Development and Family Studies (3)  
IHS 10000 Careers in health Sciences and Human Services (3)  
MIS 24163 Principles of Management (3)  
POL 30301 Introduction to Public Administration (3)  
Choose from the following: 2-3 
HDFS 44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grantwriting (3)  
HED 40093 Workshop: Grantwriting (2)  
Choose from the following:
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology  
44030 Adult Development and Aging (3)  
HDFS 24012 Child Development (3)  
44020 Adolescent Development (3)   
NURS 20950 Human Growth and Develoment for Health Professions (3)   
PSYC 20651 Child Psychology (3)   
30651 Adolescent Psychology (3)   
RPTM 36010 Recreation, Leisure and Aging (3)   
TOTAL 20-30

*Completion of 300 contact hour internship at a national or local nonprofit organization. Prior arrangements must be made with the instructor.

F-meets fall semesters
S-meets spring semesters

Minimum 2.50 GPA required.