This is a first version of the 2019-20 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The undergraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Philanthropy requires a minimum of 21 s.h. of credit. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in work for the certificate. The certificate may be earned by any student admitted to the University of Iowa who is not concurrently enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program.

Bachelor of Applied Studies and Bachelor of Liberal Studies students may be able to incorporate certificate courses into their degree programs; students should consult with their advisors.

The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Philanthropy requires the following course work.

Foundation Courses

All of these:
JMC:3710Fundraising Fundamentals3
MGMT:3500/ENTR:3595/MUSM:3500/NURS:3595/RELS:3700/SSW:3500Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness I3
MGMT:4600Nonprofit Ethics and Governance3
One or both of these:
JMC:3720Nonprofit and Fundraising Communication3
MGMT:3600/NURS:3600/RELS:3701/SSW:3600Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness II3

Field Experience

Students must complete at least 9 s.h. from the Foundation Courses list above before taking a field experience course.

One of these:
JMC:3700Field Experience: Nonprofit Leadership and Philanthropy3
MGMT:3700Field Experience: Nonprofit Leadership and Philanthropy3

Focused Electives

Students select elective course work to total at least 21 s.h. for the certificate.

ARTS:3400Grant Writing in the Arts3
COMM:1819Organizational Leadership2-3
DPA:3510/INTD:3510/THTR:3510Introduction to Arts Management3
EALL:4130/MUSM:4150Introduction to Grant Writing3
ENTR:2000Entrepreneurship and Innovation3
ENTR:3500Social Entrepreneurship3
ENTR:3520/DPA:3520/INTD:3520/THTR:3520Starting Up the Arts Start-up3
EVNT:3154Foundations of Event Management3
EVNT:3260Event Management Workshop3
GHS:4002Working in Global Health3
JMC:3720Nonprofit and Fundraising Communication (if not taken as a foundation course)3
MGMT:3100Entrepreneurial Strategy3
MGMT:3600/NURS:3600/RELS:3701/SSW:3600Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness II (if not taken as a foundation course)3
MUSM:3001/ANTH:3001/EDTL:3001/SIED:3001Introduction to Museum Studies3