Fundraising Management Graduate Certificate

Earn your graduate certificate from a leading research university—available online and on campus

Shifting demographics, technologies, and political landscapes have created many new challenges for arts and nonprofit organizations. Factors, such as reduced government and foundation support and increased competition contribute to an environment of financial instability. Fundraising has emerged as a strategic institutional need as arts and nonprofit organizations struggle to be self-sustaining. To help address this need for fundraising leadership, Boston University Metropolitan College (BU MET) offers a Fundraising Management Graduate Certificate.

Top Reasons to Choose BU MET’s Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management

  • Convenient part-time study options, evenings on campus and 100% online
  • Complete in as few as 8 – 12 months
  • Faculty of leading fundraising professionals
  • Valuable networking opportunities with MET’s global alumni
  • Comprehensive financial assistance services available, including graduate assistantships

BU’s Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management Can Enhance Your Career Opportunities

Designed and delivered by the expert faculty of the Arts Administration program, the Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management provides administrative, financial, technical, and leadership skills for those seeking careers as professional fundraisers and for nonprofit managers who wish to substantially enhance their skills in fundraising. The Fundraising Management Certificate is also appropriate for professionals considering a career change and professionals in the arts, healthcare, education, and human services fields.

Upon completion of the certificate, students working in the arts have the option of applying for admission to the Master of Science in Arts Administration program. If accepted, all successfully completed credits earned toward the certificate may be applied toward degree requirements.

CFRE logoThe Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management is a CFRE Approved Provider for Continuing Education. Full participation in the Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management is applicable for 147.75 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification.

The Arts Administration Programs at Metropolitan College

Founded in 1993, the Boston University’s Metropolitan College Arts Administration program emphasizes creative problem solving, leadership, globalism, and effective use of new technologies. We as an institution believe that the arts are a critical element in a cultural society and the role of arts managers is to nurture environments in which artistic greatness can thrive.
One of Boston University’s 17 schools and colleges, Metropolitan College offers more than 80 part-time and full-time degree and certificate programs in the evening, online, and in blended formats.

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