Graduate Certificate in Human Services Fundraising

The Department of Human Services offers a post-baccalaureate certificate entitled Fundraising in the Nonprofit sector. Fundraising is integral to the sustainability of nonprofits organizations large and small. HMS 591, Fundraising in the Nonprofit Sector, addresses critical practices and fundraising programs commonly seen in nonprofit organizations. This course covers topics that include principles of fundraising, gift giving, cause-related fundraising events, online fundraising, planned-giving, managing fundraising, volunteers and legal and ethical issues. The 16-Credit hour certification is linked to national certification as a Certified Fundraising Executive.  


HMS 538Social Services Administration3
HMS 588Grant Writing in Human Services3
HMS 589Financial Management in the Nonprofit Sector3
HMS 591Fundraising in the Nonprofit Sector3
Total Hours12