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Grant and Non-Profit Writing

Learn how to maximize your organization's funding with a Certificate of Proficiency in grant and non-profit writing.

This 9-credit-hour program provides students with skills in the specifics of grant writing as well as helping students learn how to write clear, concise arguments, and edit grant documents. This Certificate of Proficiency prepares students for jobs in education and related fields such as corporate training and charter schools, libraries, and other non-profit work. Students who already have a B.A. or B.S. and need additional credentialing and experience in grant writing would also benefit.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • develop grant proposals in team and individual settings.
  • produce a well-developed, revised, and edited grant proposal.


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Suggested Majors

Students in the following fields would benefit from a Certificate of Proficiency in grant and non-profit writing:

  • Art
  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Media Communication
  • Music
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Political Science
  • Social Work
  • Theater


Suggested Minors

Students also pursuing minors in the following fields would also benefit:

  • Business Administration
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diversity Studies
  • History
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Media Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Professional Writing
  • Social Work
  • Speech

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