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Grant Writing

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The graduate certificate in Grant Writing helps students build their skills and credentials in grant writing and administration. Students will complete this 12-hour program by taking four online courses. Two courses are specific to grant-writing processes, and two courses are selected from a curated list of electives that help students develop complementary skills such as communication, research methods, project planning and scheduling, and ethical reasoning.


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Grant Writing Certificate



What opportunities are available with this degree? 

Students completing the Grant Writing graduate certificate will obtain knowledge and skills to effectively request funds through grant proposals. Students will learn how to find a funding source among various public and private sources and how to plan and write a proposal. Additionally, students will become well-prepared for the procedures required within organizations for proposal processing and managing grant awards such as budget development, implementation, accepting and managing grant and contract awards, reporting and record keeping, ethics in the grants environment, closeout procedures, and program evaluation.