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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Certificate

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Undergraduate Opportunities

Baccalaureate and postbaccalaureate students interested in training for careers in human services and nonprofit management can pursue a certificate in nonprofit leadership and management with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (formerly American Humanics), described below and in the Special Programs and Opportunities section of this catalog.

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is a national alliance of colleges, universities and nonprofit organizations dedicated to educating, preparing and certifying professionals to strengthen and lead nonprofit organizations.

OVERVIEW OF CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Students enroll in courses that fit their individual degree plan for their major. The following courses and experiential activities are required to fulfill The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance nonprofit management competency areas and certification. (NOTE: Students with majors in Human Development and Family Studies and the Bauer College of Business should contact the program office at 713-743-8018 or room 405 SW for specific degree options. Also, see the Bauer College of Business section  for more information.) Students will be assessed an annual fee of $100 each year they are enrolled in the program. National enrollment and credential fees may also be required. Scholarships are available for active students.

1. Overview of Human Services:

2. Management of Human Services:

3. Nonprofit Budgeting and Fiscal Management:

4. Marketing/Public Relations (choose one):

5. Cultural Competency & Diversity (choose one or alternate course):

6. Principles of Fund RaisingDevelopment:

(Noncredit Workshop Series)


  1. Participation in Student Association
  2. Leadership Activities
  3. Attendance at national Management Institute
  4. Professional internship with community nonprofit



Please contact the Program Coordinator for further information: 713-743-8137 or arrangel2@uh.edu.

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