Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Slippery Rock University

Re-Entry Nonprofit Organization, Certificate

To access Certificate Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

Students who complete this certificate of academic achievement will:

  • Gain professional proficiency in the field of criminal justice (with additional emphasis on re-entry) and nonprofit leadership.
  • Develop skills in critical thinking and synthesis and analysis of information pertaining to criminal justice, community policy making, nonprofit sector, resource development, and income generation.
  • Understand the role of ethics and morality in criminal justice and the nonprofit sector.

Students can receive a document of academic achievement upon completion.

Related Links

Non-Profit Management Certificate Program Page

Interdisciplinary Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Certificate GPA: 2.0 or higher

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses
CRIM 110Introduction to Criminology & Criminal Justice Systems3
CRIM 416Community Corrections3
NLPA 120Civic Engagement and Community Decision-Making3
NLPA 320Community Change and Development3
NLPA 325Social and Ethical Issues in Philanthropy and Fundraising3
Total Hours15

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

CERTIFICATE Academic Achievement in Re-Entry Nonprofit Organizations (5RNO)
This program is effective as of Spring 2019.
Revised 10-2019