Department of Social Science/Schulich School of Business
For purposes of meeting certificate requirements, all nine-credit general education (foundation) courses will count as six credits.
York University students may earn a Certificate in Non-Profit Management concurrent with fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelor's degree. This certificate is open to students in all undergraduate Faculties except for students enrolled in the Schulich School of Business Bachelor of Business Administration program or the Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS) program. Students may not earn both a Certificate in Business Fundamentals and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management.
Graduating with a certificate: except where otherwise stated, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.00 is required to satisfy certificate requirements. Students must also submit application to graduate from a certificate program. Applications should be obtained from and filed with the unit administering the certificate program. Transcript notation that the requirements for a certificate have been completed will be made once the Registrar’s Office has received notice from the unit administering the program. Certificates will not be conferred until candidates have successfully completed an undergraduate degree program if they are simultaneously enrolled in a degree and a certificate program. The Faculty does not award certificates retroactively. Refer to the Academic Standards section for details of the undergraduate certificate minimum standards.
To qualify for the Certificate in Non-Profit Management, students must complete 24 credits from a list of approved courses, with a cumulative grade point average in these 24 credits of at least 5.00 (C+).
Application to the Certificate in Non-Profit Management may be made only after successfully completing at least 54 credits and the successful completion of the following course requirements with a minimum overall grade point average of 5.00 (C+).
Course requirements, and application and admission requirements for the Certificate in Non-Profit Management, are as follows:
Note: students may take courses through Glendon College, subject to course credit exclusion(s) and residency requirements.
Students in an undergraduate program who have successfully completed at least 54 credits with an overall grade point average of 5.00 (C+) and who will also have successfully completed the requirements listed above by June 1, may apply to the Certificate in Non-Profit Management by May 31 of the year these requirements will be completed.
The minimum acceptable overall grade point average for application and possible admission is 5.00 (C+). Since there are a limited number of spaces available, successful admission will be based primarily on the applicant's overall grade point average.
If admitted, students must successfully complete the following courses offered by the Schulich School of Business in the following sequence and over two academic sessions: