The Public and Nonprofit Management certificate is offered by the Department of Public Policy and Administration (DPPA) at Rutgers–Camden.

This certificate program will allow you to:

  • Explore a career in a nonprofit or government agencies and;
  • Develop management skills for government or nonprofit management.

Students can pursue a graduate certificate:

  • In pursuit of a Master of Public Administration (MPA) Degree.
    Completed graduate credits can be applied to the MPA degree provided the grade is 3.0 or better in the course, and the admission requirements for the MPA are met.
  • Or as a standalone option.

Certificate Requirements:

Students complete four (4) classes – for a total of 12 credits.  Courses are offered online or in person. 

Course Name Credits Semesters offered
Public and Nonprofit Management   3 Fall 2022/Summer 2023
Organizational Management   3 Fall 2022/Summer 2023
Introduction to Public Budgeting   3 Spring 2023/Fall 2023
Public and Nonprofit Information Management   3 Spring 2023
Human Resources Management   3 Fall 2022/Spring 2023

Application Requirements:

Program Costs:

Each class is 3 credits and tuition is expected to be $779/credit.  With fees included, each class will cost about $2,950.00 total.

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