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Online Graduate Certificate for Nonprofit Management Professionals

American Military University proudly offers its career-relevant Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management for those heeding the call to serve and lead nonprofit endeavors. This graduate-level education is facilitated entirely online and empowers working professionals with the flexibility to complete a quality education while supporting their existing work-life duties. Through this dynamic program, students will examine the important role that nonprofit organizations play in strengthening civilizations around the world along with the legal and moral responsibilities required of nonprofit leaders. 

The curriculum explores the interdisciplinary elements of nonprofit management including fundraising, tax exemption and legal classifications, marketing and brand management, human resource planning, board membership development, donor systems and communications, public relations, general accounting and public relations. In tactical terms, students learn to develop an actionable nonprofit charter. They discover how to effectively engage advocates, measure and optimize performance, utilize social media resources, build lasting partnerships, and how to recruit, inspire and motivate the volunteer base to build future capacity and fulfill the charitable mission.

American Military University consults with industry advisory councils to verify that the curriculum reflects the current best practices and emerging trends that are guiding the future of nonprofit management. Classes are taught online by expert practitioners. Many professors bring venerable experience leading in nonprofit organizations and related business or government firms into the online instruction. Students also connect and interact online with American Military University’s vast network of learners and working adults who are dedicated to bettering mankind through nonprofit service and charitable works.

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Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military tuition grant.

Military Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $285/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $250 per credit hour $370/credit hour standard rate

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Percentage of Students with Transfer Credit 93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.

*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a master's-level book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for master’s-level courses to active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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At American Military University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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