MA in Cultural Heritage Management /Certificate in Nonprofit Management
Students pursuing an MA in Cultural Heritage Management, who are interested in furthering their nonprofit education, may enroll in the dual degree program offered with the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management of Advanced Academic Programs. Cultural Heritage Management students may earn the Certificate in Nonprofit Management by taking an additional four of the six online courses necessary to complete the certificate. This enables students to earn both the MA degree and a Graduate Certificate for a total of 14 courses, 10 in Cultural Heritage Management and four in Nonprofit Management.
Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree in study areas relevant to the curriculum (Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Preservation, Art History, Conservation, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Preservation, Cultural Management or Tourism, Public History, or related field).
Applicants are accepted to the program on the understanding that they have sufficient background in a relevant field, either through their previous degree, or through relevant professional experience, to be able to complete the program.
- A 750-word statement of intent, that addresses your preparation and experience leading to your application to this program. It should describe how your academic and professional experiences have led to your decision to pursue a career in the heritage field with an emphasis in nonprofit management and how this combined degree will help you succeed in your goals. If you have worked in the heritage or nonprofit fields in any capacity, please incorporate your experience into your statement. Your statement will be reviewed for content, organization, and writing style.
- Two letters of recommendation that verify professional and/or academic accomplishment. Under “Recommendations,” include the contact information for two recommenders. They will be automatically emailed access information to the system. They can then complete and upload their recommendation form.
MA in Cultural Heritage Management students pursuing the Nonprofit Management Certificate must meet the following course requirements:
Courses From the MA in Cultural Heritage Management
10 courses from the MA in Cultural Heritage Management program are required. See Cultural Heritage Management (CHM) Degree Requirements. Of those 10 courses, the following applies:
|MA in Cultural Heritage Management Courses|
|AS.465.704||Cultural Heritage Management/Leadership||3|
|Select at least one of the following:||3|
|The Protection of Global Cultural Heritage: Laws, Policies, Politics, and Advocacy|
|Culture as Catalyst for Sustainable Development|
|Certificate in Nonprofit Management Courses|
|Select four of the following: 1||12|
|Fundamentals of Nonprofits and Nonprofit Management (recommended) 1|
|Financial Management and Analysis in Nonprofits (recommended) 1|
|Nonprofit Program Development and Evaluation|
|Resource Development and Marketing in Nonprofits|
|Institutional Fundraising: Raising Maximum Dollars from Government Agencies, Corporations and Foundations|
|Mission Meets Profit: Building a Social Enterprise|
|NGOs in Development and Global Policy-Making|
|Nonprofit Governance & Executive Leadership|
|International/Non-Governmental Organizations and Civil Society in Conflict Zones|
Recommended for students new to Nonprofit Management.